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Questions tagged [wifi-hotspot]

Tag for Wi-Fi access point related questions.

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Weak Strength Wi-Fi issue in Mint Linux

I have been installed Mint Linux. After installation i could't connect with my home Wi-Fi due to low strength. Wi-Fi name not showm in available list. But there no problem with other devices and ...
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Does `arp-scan` not work well in a wifi created by a hotspot?

When I use a wifi hotspot, sometimes I can't use sudo arp-scan -l to see other devices (except the hotspot), but sometimes I can see another laptop, but I never see another android phone. (The hotspot ...
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Configuring netplan on ubuntu 18 properly

I am trying to configure the wifi and ethernet ports on a linux box in a non-standard way. I have never touched this kind of stuff before, so please excuse my naivety. I have basically just YOLO'd my ...
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How to get internet going in my current circumstances? ( using a USB cable, another linux laptop and a cellphone with cellular data )

Here's what I want to do : Get my Wifi USB dongle to work on my Desktop PC on which I installed Linux. The Wifi USB dongle has drivers for "Linux 2 and 3"... Either way, it doesn't work right now. ...
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Repeat either of the two “pre-selected” WiFis hotspots [closed]

I have two phones at home, both of which support WiFi by way of Hotspot mode. I want to configure my OpenWrt router to be repeating/sharing either of the two hotspots, whichever is available at the ...
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Limited throughput of traffic originating from wireless access point

Introduction: In an effort to avoid purchasing extraneous hardware, I've managed to configure my media center PC as a wireless access point using hostapd in bridge mode. This works, but I'm ...
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Is it possible to configure WPS in create_ap?

I have a PC which can emit a wifi hotspot. Currently I can use create_ap to create a WiFi hotspot in 2.4GHz without problem. I also have a wifi extender which requires the wifi emitter to enter WPS ...
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I can't connect my Android Devices to my Wifi Hotspot in Linux Mint LMDE 3

I recently installed Linux Mint LMDE 3 on my PC, all normal until today, when I proceed to configure my Wifi Hotspot, I put the SSID of the network, the password, and the surprise? no device has a ...
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Transparently redirect all incoming traffic from wifi hotspot to specific port?

I am using my laptop as a wifi hotspot to share my internet connection with other devices. My internet connection goes out through a socks proxy. In my laptop I configured redsocks to redirect all ...
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Wifi HotSpot that launches website after connection

My goal is to make UI for some device, through website. Device has wifi hotspot running, user can connect to it. Then I want to do "something" that I saw in few airports but have no idea how to do it....
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How use a captive portal when in text mode?

I've seen a few other questions where they show you how to connect to a network using bash, but I haven't seen anything where you connect to a captive portal network from the command line using Linux. ...
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Unable to login into Kupiki captive portal using the given username and password(Raspberry Pi 3 B+) [closed]

I tried to create a captive portal for my Raspberry Pi's Wifi hotspot using Kupiki-Hotspot-Script which is given in this link Kupiki-Hotspot-Script However I am unable to login using the given ...
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How do I connect mobile hotspot internet to red hat linux 7.2 [closed]

How do I connect mobile hotspot internet to red hat linux. I tried nmcli con command.
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Conflict between wlan and ethernet board

I'm using a linux based board to receive data from sensors and write them in a txt file.By configuring the board as webserver i'll reading the txt file by typing ip address. The protocol used is ...
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Linux Custom CRDA WiFi regulatory.bin and 40MHz BW 5GHz Channels

I am creating my own regulatory.bin for CRDA on Linux. Using my custom regulatory.bin, I want to be able to create my own hotspot with hostapd for any of the 5GHz, 20MHz or 40MHz BW channels. I am ...
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Mac Unable to Connect to a Wifi Hotspot - Google Starbucks

I have a MacBook Pro that is not connecting to a Wifi Hotspot - namely, Google Starbucks. The problem is that the login page will not pop up when I connect to the network as it does with every other ...
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Changing SSID often and force close-by computers to forget the prevous one

I have a Pi Zero W, and want to use it to broadcast the status of a door (open / closed) to people (working on laptops) near-by. I got it working by setting up an access point (with hostapd) that ...
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IEEE 802.11AC 8x8 MU-MIMO with multiple NICs [closed]

Is it possible to use multiple WiFi cards to create a 8x8 MU-MIMO access point with example HostAPD. The reason for why I'm asking, is because I can only find PCI-E WiFi card that support up-to 4x4, ...
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Is it possible to use multiple wifi dongles in Linux with one of them setup as a hotspot?

I was wondering if it were possible to have 2 or more WiFi USB dongles setup in Linux with each having a different SSID and different networks with one setup as the gateway to a WiFi router? I.e. ...
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Edit hotspot settings with nmcli [closed]

Using this command, I created a wifi hotspot on my Debian server. However, I set the password to a 7-digit one, so I couldn't connect with my Debian laptop. I did the command again, setting the ...
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archlinux share laptop internet from wifi to mobile connected via USB. Its also know as reverse tethering

I have a laptop with internet getting from wifi. I want to provide internet to my android mobile which is connected by USB cable. I know i can create a wifi hotspot on my laptop using create_ap ...
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Why I can't increase the transmit power of my Wifi interface?

I want to increase my txpower to 30 with iwconfig, but it is not working. The rts and ths are not on off mode: Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=20 dBm Retry short ...
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What is the efficient way/environmental requirements to stream a 1080p file via Hotspot in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to stream a Divx 1080p 25fps file from a Ubuntu 16 to another Ubuntu 16 PC via Hotspot using VLC. PC#1 use VLC as streamer and PC#2 uses VLC client. Tenda w311mi is connected to PC#1 and ...
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Forward ports over hostapd?

I'm running this project for creating access points which is built on top of hostapd. Running this works as expected, my ethernet connection is available as wifi: sudo create_ap wlan0 eth0 wifiname ...
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Use TL-WN727N in AP mode

I have bought TL-WN727N to use it like AP because this page said it supports this mode: https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Mt7601u. I forgot to read the fine print. The driver installed with Linux kernel only ...
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How to share a hotspot wifi access (like fon) accross my ethernet network?

I'm moving into a new home and won't be able to have an actual "wired" xdsl (or better) internet access for several weeks. Fortunately, there are a few hotspots that require http authentication (...
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Set hotspot IP address

I am trying to setup a WiFi hotspot on Ubuntu 16.04. Everything is working, and clients are able to connect to the hotspot. How do I change the IP address that my hotspot is assigned? Right now, I am ...
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How can I find the name of the hotspot connected devices from command line?

In my debian machine I have created an hotspot (hostapd) and some devices are connected using Wi-Fi. How can I get the name of the connected devices ex: xyz iphone, apple tv, john pc from the command ...
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iw not finding usb wifi dongle

I've a dwlink dwi-131 usb wifi adapter that I'm trying to use with buildroot (for a sama5d2xplained board) for hostadp. I use a driver from github: https://github.com/Mange/rtl8192eu-linux-driver ...
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Block LAN allow Internet on debian eth0<->wlan0 sharing (LAN Isolated Guest WiFi AP)

At home (192.168.x.x) with various routers and servers, I have set up an WiFI AP using eth0<->wlan0 sharing, as Guest WiFi. -A FORWARD -i eth0 -o wlan0 -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ...
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Connecting to localhost ip address in wifi network Arch Linux

I created wifi tethering network by Android and connect it from Arch Linux. On Ubuntu, I used ifconfig to find out localhost ip address by wifi network. I run node server at port 4200. When I run ...
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How to share wifi using hotspot without proxy?

I have a kindle paperwhite which doesn't support adding Proxy servers in WiFi connections. I have created a hotspot connection via WiFi on my ubuntu thorugh which I connect my phones. I only have ...
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Commands for execute wps in Android Linux

My android version is 6.0.1 and i make this work with WI-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) for that i followed some instruction. I was executed some commands before that i enabled the hotspot in my phone. The ...
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slow download link with hostapd and ath9k_htc driver

Brief Intro: Raspberry Pi 3 acting as a WiFi AP hosting 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz Wifi AP's. The AP of concern is the 2.4Ghz network. The NIC is a TP-Link WN722N adapter using driver ath9k_htc. Tests: A ...
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Cannot access the captive portal in FreeBSD 12-CURRENT

Problem I'm trying to connect to an open WiFi with a machine running FreeBSD 12-CURRENT. Normally, I run wifi-start.sh (see below) whenever I want to connect to the Internet. It works with WPA ...
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How to configure hostapd.conf for wps push button?

I have android6.0.1 I want to enable the wps when hotspot on. Can anyone give some ideas and give whatever changes i want to do in someother files.? Can anyone provide any application for wps server....
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Testing another wifi password while in access point

(Please apologize my english) My wifi interface can't be connected to two networks at the same time (error "this device is busy" when I tried with virtual interface). I created an access-point with ...
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How to sharing Android VPN with Linux?

I have a rooted galaxy note5 with Android 7, and an Asus laptop with Ubuntu 16.04. I like to share my phone VPN connection with my laptop. I tried some apps like VPNTether,DF tethering fix, TetherNet, ...
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How to create an open Wifi hotspot with no password in Linux Mint?

I was trying to create a wifi hotspot for some experiment, but i was unable to create an open hotspot. Hotspot created is always secured by WPA2 security. Is there any way to create an open hotspot ...
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Show a web page, once connected to an open wifi hotspot

I'm trying to create a wifi hotspot without encryption on my Raspberry Pi 3, by using Hostapd. How can I show a window with my own web page every time someone connects to it? I think the closest ...
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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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Unable to create hotspot using network-manager of Gnome /Arch Linux

I'm unable to create a hotspot using network-manager of Gnome. By click on use as hotspot-> Turn on, nothing is happening; I don't get any pop up telling created, failed, etc. No config files ...
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How to setup a WLAN interfaces with one for Hotspot?

So I'm trying to setup a two interfaces for two wireless cards. One card for connecting to wireless network an one for a hotspot to access this computer through SSH. I need wlan0 for WI-FI connection ...
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How to add an IE field for my wifi hotspot?

Is it possible to attach a IE field to my wifi hotspot so that it appear in the iwlist output of other machine scanning it? Example: I choose 1234567891011121314151617181920 to be the additional ...
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Why are channels supported by my interface different from that permitted for an ad-hoc network?

Why are the channels supported for an Ad hoc network ( 12 channels ) different from those that my interface support ( 35 channels) To find the 35 channels, I ran iwlist wlan0 channel to find those ...
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How to check if wifi is on Hotspot (AP) mode

I am trying to find out the current mode of wlan0 interface. Is there any command or way, so that I can find out if a hotspot is running or if WIFI running in my RPI 3.
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How to set a hotspot that proxify all connections with tor?

Say I am connected with eth0 to Internet and create a hotspot with: create_ap wlan0 eth0 MyAccessPoint MyPassPhrase How to set the machine that generate the hotspot to proxify all connections ...
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How to generate a hotspot that does not requires password?

Is there a way to create a hotspot that doesn't have a password? The "hotspot command" of nmcli : wifi hotspot [ifname ifname] [con-name name] [ssid SSID] [band {a | bg}] [channel channel] [...
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Wireless Transfer ,How to create hotspot

How can I enable hotspot from my laptop using terminal? I don't need internet connection to do that. I want to set up a server so that I can transfer my files from my laptop to my mobile or another ...
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Huawei 4G Hostspot (e5573s-606) not working in Slitaz(Linux based OS)

I was trying to connect my Huawei 4G Hostspot (e5573s-606) in Slitaz to connect via USB to the internet but it does not connect to the internet, rather, it mounts it as Removable Storage drive. On the ...