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wpa_supplicant documentation contains information suggesting it is possible to set up a WiFi-Direct connection between a Linux box and another WiFi-Direct device. It seems it is necessary to use
wpa_cli and issue a series of commands first of which is
However when I use
wpa_cli this command does not seem available. I am using Debian Wheezy.
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Jul 23, 2013 at 18:27
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The issue is that there is only
version 1.0 available in Debian Wheezy.
For support of WiFi Direct you need
version 1.1 or higher.
download and compile the latest
wpa_supplicant on your own. This way you make sure
wpa_cli is available and WiFi Direct is supported.
Jul 23, 2013 at 18:57
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