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Trying to install HostAPD on Kali linux Error = Driver does not support authentication/association or connect commands

Im using latest Kali 5.4.0-kali2-amd64 in a VM (vmware) with a TP-Link TL-WN722N v2 dongle, Im trying to setup an access point routed through my Kali VM so that I can connect an android device to it ...
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hostapd clients don't get ipv4 addresses

I'm trying to setup a raspberrypi 4 as a wifi access point. Following the official documentation I managed to bridge my eth0 interface and setup hostapd. The bridges IP is provided by an exisiting ...
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Routing with isc-dhcp-server and iptables

Good Evening, I am trying to set up a man-in-the-middle scenario by creating an unencrypted access point and routing the traffic to my local router at home. To do so I did the following steps: Step ...
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How to connect to the internet, via a bluetooth access point, from command line

The question may seem highly specific, but I didn't seem any answer anywhere. Accessing the internet via a bluetooth access point sounds like an odd choice, but I believe it's the right one in my ...
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Ubuntu Core switch WiFi between AP and STA

I’m using Ubuntu Core and I’m new to Snappy. I’m using the snap package “wifi-ap” to enable Access Point. I’m also using “NetworkManager” when I want to use Station mode. I’m struggling to switch ...
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How to disable hidden key of wifi network Access Point [closed]

I am using Raspbian. The problem arised when I changed my wifi AP's hidden key by inserting the following line in wpa_supplicant.conf scan_ssid=1 When I try to view the info of wpa_supplicant file ...
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How to control the Bit Rate (mbps) of Raspberry Pi Access Point

I have two "Raspberry Pi 3 B+" boards which are required to be connected. One Raspberry Pi is configured as Access Point (AP) and the other one is just a Client. When both are connected, I write the ...
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Hostapd doesn't work for one of my device

I'm trying to set up my Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ as an access point with an access point with a WiFi dongle. I'm following this tutorial : https://elinux.org/RPI-Wireless-Hotspot. I can set up ...
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I cannot enter into an wlan ap created on raspberry with my android phone, but it works on windows

I have a Raspberry PI Zero W with Raspbian on it. I have created with it a WLAN-AP. I can access it with my Windows 10 computer without any problems, with my Android 8.1.0 phone it don't work. The ...
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DHCP Server IP Conflict Detection

I am setting an Wifi Access point. A common problem about this is that router or etc. could be giving similar IP address to client devices which will cause problems. My question here is that is there ...
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Hostapd on a Raspberry Pi 3 with external WiFi card

I am trying to set an AP on a Raspberry Pi 3 using an external USB WiFi card and hostapd and dsnmasq. I have managed to achieve it using the internal WiFi card but when I try to switch to my external ...
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How shoud my AP or network be configured?

I am triying to build rt5370 ap mode. The build is success, but the network has some problems. When I execute hostapd, the AP seemed to operate. / # hostapd -dd etc/hostapd-test.conf & / # ...
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Can I get dnsmasq to drop/reject/redirect any address queries except one?

I am setting up a local survey system. The linux laptop will run limesurvey (on a typical LAMP stack) and will be accessible by 5 tablets given out to conference participants. Tablets are no problem ...
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Why can't we easily bridge over a wireless NIC

In the documentation of Debian it is written that: Just like you can bridge two wired ethernet interfaces, you can bridge between an ethernet interface and a wireless interface. However, most ...
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How to build a bridge between 2 networks?

Using Beaglebone. I have successfully set an AP, but am unable to bridge eth0 and wlan1. Applications used: hostapd, dnsmasq, bridge-utils /etc/dnsmasq.conf interface=wlan1 dhcp-range=10.10.1.2,10....
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hostapd: Failed to set channel (freq=2417): -16 (Device or resource busy)

I'm trying to set up a WiFi Access Point on my Raspberry Pi. I set up the network interface to a static IP and installed hostapd. I'm using this config: # Interface and Driver interface=wlan0 #...
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Interactive control of which stations are allowed to connect to hostapd softAP

Setup: I have two devices working in IEEE802.11 infrastructure mode. I have the station using wpa_supplicant to establish connections and the access point on the other device provided via hostapd. ...
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Can't start isc-dhcp-server because of the Error : Not configured to listen on any interfaces!

I try to set up a wifi access point with hostapd and isc-dhcpd but the dhcp server doesn't work. The conf file is the same I found in this tutorial: [Hostapd : The Linux Way to create Virtual Wifi ...
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Hotspot history

I set up a wireless access point with my Linux machine. Now I want to know if a device accessed the Wi-Fi Hotspot and for how long. Is there any log file where I can find that information? I already ...
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Unable to start hostapd with Alfa card (Atheros) on Raspbian Lite

I'm trying to run hostapd on my RaspberryPi to set up an AP. I'm using an Alfa card that supports AP mode. The hostapd config I'm using is minimal as I'm testing why this doesn't work atm: interface=...
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TP Link Wifi dongle connectivity drops after 12 hours on Linux Kernel 2.6

I am using USB WiFi dongle (TP Link) to connect my custom device to the Access Point. Upon device boot up, the connection and speed is normal. After about 12 hours, the network connectivity drops and ...
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nmcli wifi access point isn't showing up

I've created an access point using nmcli however it isn't showing up when I scan for it on my phone. Here's how I created to access point user@user:~# sudo nmcli connection add type wifi ifname ...
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How do I create a persistant (ad hoc) access point?

I was able to create an adhoc access point on my debian (raspberry pi) but when searching for wifi it shows the access point as a different symbol (ad hoc) and when I disconnect from it the access ...
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OpenVPN: raspberry pi AP to other pi w/ VPN

I've established, I hope, an openvpn server on my raspberry pi at my house. I have another Raspberry Pi acting as an AP at my university so that my lab can connect to the internet through the AP. I'm ...
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wpa_supplicant doesn't auto-change AP

(I was trying and trying for hours to find a workaround, which proved much harder than initially expected.) The problem itself is easy to understand, though. I recently installed a GUI-less Debian ...
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starting hostapd fails — ACS: Unable to collect survey data

I'm on a jessie on an embedded device, trying to set the WLAN into AP mode. When I try # /usr/sbin/hostapd -P /run/hostapd.wlan0.pid /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd....
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Hostapd nl80211 failed to set interface -19

I am trying to run hostapd on Debian linux. I am using a Realtek rtl8188 usb wifi card, on a Olimex OLinuXino A13 WiFi. However, when I run the command hostapd -dd /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf I am ...
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Can't establish AP with hostapd on RPi

I'm running raspian and am attempting to use my Raspberry Pi to establish an AP using hostapd and dnsmasq. So far, I can't get hostapd to work. The relevant lsusb is Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0bda:8172 ...
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Using router with openwrt as AP to EdgerouterX

I have an old router that I managed to install openwrt on it. My router is EdgerouterX from Ubiquiti. I want to use the openwrt router as an AP connected to the Edgerouter. I need the AP to provide ...
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How to simulate WiFi going out of range by turning on/off Access Point on my Linux device?

I'm not running hostapd and can't install it. I'm trying to turn off a wireless access point from my device such that any third party devices that are currently connected to it drop the connection. ...
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Single wifi card, Connect to multiple access points simultaneously

As we know, We can create virtual wireless interface using iw dev (1). Also, We can change it's MAC address using ifconfig <ifname> hw ether <Address>. Then We can Set two different access ...
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Hostapd on raspberrypi nl80211 error

I'm trying to make my raspberry pi (1) run as an access point, I used hostapd and dhcpd but I get this error message "nl80211: Driver does not support authentication/association or connect ...
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Failed to add new connection: (2) A 'wireless' setting with a valid SSID is required if no AP path was given

I'm currently trying to share a wireless network from arch-linux. There is a button in the network settings that should allow me to do it: I hit the "Turn On" button as that's exactly what I'm ...
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Raspberry Pi (Sort of) Captive Portal

I am trying to build a sort of captive portal out of a RPi3. I started by creating an access point following these instructions. Next I configured dnsmasq to point all traffic on wlan0 at itself. ...
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Hostapd and nl80211

I have some troubles with hostapd and nl80211, when I try to launch hostapd, this is what I got : # /etc/init.d/hostapd start Starting HOSTAP Daemon: Configuration file: /etc/hostapd.conf nl80211: ...
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Which are the “Mode” requirements for a wireless card to work with hostapd?

I need to transform a Linux box to an Access Point via hostapd. I've already tested it with an Atheros AR9485 wireless card, which supports AP Mode and Master Mode, and it works great. ...
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Change wlan channel

I have 2 Wlan Routers with the same SSID. One on the channel 6 and one on the channel 11. By default I am connected to the one on the channel 6. How can I connect to the one on channel 11? (Of course ...
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hostapd multiple SSIDs with one BSSID

I have a wl12xx wifi adapter that unfortunately does not seem to support creating multiple access points. If I run iw list it outputs this line: interface combinations are not supported If I run ...
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Linux access point (airmon-ng/airmon-ng) not working

Background: I am trying to set up an access point on Linux. The ultimate aim is to run SSLStrip (for an exercise) so I need to be able to do something like this, to redirect port 80 traffic through ...
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Access Point configurable via Linux [duplicate]

I'm looking for a simple way to configure an external Access Point (IP address, SSID, WPA key, turn WiFi on/off, etc.) via Linux command line instead of the standard web interface that APs offer. ...
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How can I (re-)connect DNS for gmail on Linux Mint?

Let me refer responders to this thread on Linux Mint forums: Chrome/Firefox not loading Google websites I've seen this four times in the past two weeks or so. The loss of connection does eventually ...
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Create wireless access point and share internet connection with nmcli

How can I create a Wi-Fi hotspot with command line tool nmcli and share the ethernet internet connection to the wireless access point? Furthermore how can I start this automatically at boot? Is that ...
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Launch a command when connected to a host

In a dormitory I live in the access to Internet is somehow clumsy. The procedure follows Connect to the network (via WiFi/Ethernet) Login by ssh sshpass -p password ssh login@domain.edu.pl Moreover,...
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Simple access point for remote electronics project

I need to get a way to communicate to a Raspberry Pi which is acting as the brain of a project. The missing piece is the wireless TCP/IP link. There are some tutorials for setting up a router with ...
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Can't detect wireless access points on Kali Linux

So I have Kali Linux installed on my Lenovo g500 laptop. Wired connections work just fine but I cannot connect to wireless access points or detect them. I am literally out of ideas, so here is the ...
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Wifi and wifi hotspot at once [duplicate]

I have wifi adapter TP-Link TL-WN722N I want to use it to access internet and to share wifi access point at once. I did it on windows 8: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid="APname" key="...
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Internet connection lost after installing dnsmasq

I'm currently trying to set up an access point on my raspberry pi, but as soon as I install 'dnsmasq', the internet connection is lost ('unknown host' when trying to ping any server). What causes ...
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Share WiFi internet over same WiFi adapter

I am trying to share internet through my WiFi adapter which is in use for connection to that internet. While I had Connectify license on Windows, I was able to do so: Internet from: My Wifi adapter ...
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Debian WiFi crash problem

Sorry for my bad english. On a distribution debian wheezy I configured a router AP. I set up a bridge between a VLAN eth0.102 and wlan wlan0. For configuring WiFi I installed the drivers for the ...
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Interface doesn't get static IP on boot

I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi as a wifi access point. It's going to run a web server which can be accessed with nearby tablets. It is supposed to be bundled with research equipment, and will ...