BeagleBone Black Wifi setup

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This page will show you how to setup the wifi connection on your BeagleBone Black. The most common issue you will run into is the wifi adapter being started in tether mode. The steps bellow will disable this and put your adapter back into normal mode.

Configuring USB Wifi Adapter

After connecting your USB wifi adapter you need to use connmanctl to connect to your wireless network. Use the commands below in your terminal to setup and configure your wifi
   connmanctl
   tether wifi disable
   enable wifi
   scan wifi
   services
   agent on
   connect wifi_<your_ssid>_managed_psk
   quit
You should now be connected to your wireless network on the beaglebone black. You can verify this by running the command below to ping google
   ping google.com