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Trouble Setting Access Point 2.4GHz Orange Pi Zero 2

I'm setting up a WiFi Access Point using bridge mode. I successfully configured the bridge mode and it's working. Then, I managed to set up the WiFi Access Point for 5GHz as well. But why did I fail ...
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The phone reboots during a SYN flood test

I tried executing a SYN flood attack through my phone's internet hotspot, but the phone restarts after about 30 seconds. What might be causing this issue? p.s: I tried using hotspot from other devices
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What causes Linux to be unable to share WiFi, while Windows can?

When I boot up Windows on my dual-boot laptop, it is trivially easy to share my WiFi connection with other device(s), by simply going to the hotspot settings and enabling the hotspot. This does not ...
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How to create an AP with belkin usb using rtl8192u?

As I can remember, once I have seen it working, but it was not today. Can I do something to use it as an AP?
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Issues with Creating WiFi Hotspot on Raspberry Pi 4 (Raspbian Bookworm) using USB Modem Connection

I am encountering difficulties while trying to set up a WiFi hotspot on my Raspberry Pi 4 running Raspbian Bookworm. Here are the steps I've taken: Flashed the OS image and configured WiFi during the ...
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How to monitor data usage by each device on a hotspot?

I am having some trouble with excessive internet data usage by my home devices. The problem is I cant figure out which device is using up all my data. I do have a raspberry pi that's always on. My ...
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How to connect an ethernet device with an AP and reach the AP's client's from the ethernet's client?

I'm configuring a Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W to act as a IOT hacking/development bridge. The Primary goals of this are: Maintain a managed client wlan device to download packages or connect to a device's ...
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How can I set up a password-less AP with nmcli?

I own a USB WiFi device which works well, until I try to connect to anything encrypted. I want to use this USB device as an AP, ideally with nmcli. How do I do so? All the sources I've found, show ...
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Can't connect mobile hotspot on VOID linux

I installed the VOID 32 BIT XFCE and couldn't connect to SOME mobilephone hotspots (I tested 3, one works just fine, 1 connects and I can ping websites but the moment I use xbps or the web I get no ...
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How to create 80MHz hotspot with NetworkManager on linux?

My OS is Archlinux and onboard wifi chip is MediaTek MT7921 which is a wifi-6 chip. According to this wiki MT7921 supports creating 80MHz hotspot on linux. I use command nmcli device wifi hotspot ssid ...
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In what file is the WiFi connection chosen in the GUI persisted?

I am asking this question about several different linux systems: Ubuntu Raspbian Arch Linux Each of these systems offers a GUI with a list of Wifi servers in which you pick the one you wish to ...
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How to auto connect to wifi in coffee shop with bash script

I'm using Arch and bash and Openbox and everything is upto date. Hopefully this will help a few people I'm often in Starbucks. The method to connect is to their free wifi in the Uk is to Connect to ...
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Prevent hotspot clients from using the DNS/prioritising an offline hotspot

I'm hosting a hotspot on a device (e.g. Raspberry Pi) that has no internet connection running Ubuntu 20.04. I use the hotspot so that other devices can connect it to and make HTTP requests to a server ...
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How to conditionally host a hotspot on a dietpi, when no known Access Points are available

i am having a raspberry provisioned with dietpi. Background: This Pi is used as a magic mirror and about to be a gift for a friend. It uses wifi only. The mirror will be delivered with a known ...
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Extend existing wifi using unix pc access point (with same SSID)

Context I have a PC running Ubuntu Server and connected to my internet provider’s router using an ethernet connection (and that has a static IP set up in the router's portal). The internet provider’s ...
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Linux WiFi Hotspot GUI shows Not Running when I click on CREATE. Why?

I am using Manjaro as my OS and I had installed Linux-wifi-hostpot through https://github.com/lakinduakash/linux-wifi-hotspot In terminal, it showed that the transaction finished successfully, but ...
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Create WiFi 6(E) hotspot / access point

Is there a way to create a WiFi 6(E) hotspot (or AccessPoint) in Ubuntu (or Linux in general). I was previously using nmcli but it only supports a and bg but because I use an Intel AX210 I would like ...
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Cannot connect to wifi hotspot while vpn is turned on

I am using warp-cli (cloudflare vpn) and after I enable the vpn, I cannot connect any new devices to the wifi-hotspot. Existing connected devices stay connected while vpn is turned on but no new ...
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Modifying existing SSID using nmcli

Hi so i know i can set up a wifi network using nmcli in this way. nmcli con add type wifi ifname uap0 mode ap con-name <WIFI_AP_NAME> ssid <WIFI_SSID> nmcli con modify <WIFI_AP_NAME> ...
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Sharing wifi over wifi

Im currently trying to share my wifi over wifi, on my laptop. Im running manjaro on my laptop and using Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8822CE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. And im using ...
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How can I automate connecting to wifi if the Access Point name changes occasionally?

I am a relative noob running linux mint 21.1 on a compute-stick type device. I want to be able to take this compute stick around my workplace, which spans multiple buildings. Currently, the buildings ...
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connect to public Wifi with Kubuntu

When I want to log into a public Wifi with my Android phone, I get a notification to register for this Wifi, then it opens my default browser, where I have to agree to the terms of service. If I try ...
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What could cause a generated hotspot to not consistently broadcast?

I am running a variant of Debian on a Coral development board. When I generate a hotspot sometimes it becomes unavailable and then re-appears again as can be seen from my phone's wifi list and from ...
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Fedora 37 hotspot not working

I am having trouble with the fedora 37 hotspot. I am uing a LAN network in my laptop and sharing my internet using fedora hotspot. Earlier it used to work properly but recently I am facing this ...
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Running APK on Linux with Wi-Fi feature via adapter

I already know that Linux can run APK files, so it's possible to run Android apps on linux. But I've recently thought if would be possible to use wifi features from some apps. E.g: GoPro Quik app can ...
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How can I use a network interface as internet access in hostapd

I created a hostapd WiFi hotspot and now I want to use my phone via USB tethering as an internet source. I don't want to use a bridge because my phone isn't always connected, the hotspot should always ...
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Where does wpa_supplicant get WPS-PBC-ACTIVE?

Setting up a hotspot on Ubuntu 20.04 server. The wireless card is Qualcomm Atheros AR928X. Setup with Netplan and the AP works. But I would like to disable the WPS and only keep WPA-PSK part. The ...
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Linux - Debian Tinker Asus S R2.0 board

Kernel 4.4.194 Configured as ap. Ap comes up, is available but unreliable Android table connects perfectly iPad, iPhone and Mac cannot connect When android connects: Sep 19 21:52:56 OEI-XXXX kernel: ...
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Setting up a fixed IP wifi hotspot (with no internet) with DHCP and DNS using dnsmasq

I'm having trouble setting up my computer (running Ubuntu 18.04) as a hotspot with a manually fixed IP. I want devices to be able to connect to it via WiFi, and for them to be able to access my ...
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Discrepency between `iw reg get` and the Wi-Fi chip No-IR frequencies

I have a Intel AX200 Wi-Fi chip that I would like to use to host an 5Ghz Wi-Fi AP in France. When I run iw reg get, I have this: global country FR: DFS-ETSI (2400 - 2483 @ 40), (N/A, 20), (N/A)...
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Wifi stops working "randomly" and only restarting the computer helps

Often, but for no apparent reason, I cannot connect to the internet through the hotspot on my phone. The connection to the phone's network looks fine in the applet, but no pages will load and the ...
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is updating your system safe using unsecured/free wifi?

I am using an unsecured (no password) Cox hotspot that requires authentication on a web portal. This is the main internet connection I use and I have been updating my Ubuntu (sudo apt update &&...
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Why can't I connect to a wifi hotspot using wpa_supplicant?

I turned on "Wi-Fi hotspot" on an Android phone with mobile service, and why can't I connect to the wifi on my computer? Thanks. $ wpa_passphrase "moto g pure" "mypassword&...
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How can I trouble shoot a debian hotspot?

Creating a hotspot is much easier than I remember from the last time I did it, but I'm not sure how to trouble shoot this failure. I was able to create an AP using nm-connection-editor. This worked ...
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Getting network connectivity to two difficult rooms in my house with OpenWRT

I have a D-Link DIR-835 rev. A1 running OpenWRT as my wifi AP and also ethernet router. I have put the AP in a reasonably central location in my house given the limitations for it being near a cable ...
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SSH connections frequently disconnected when using a mobile hotspot for internet access

My ssh sessions are frequently disconnected when I use a provider that offers internet service via cellphone towers. They seem to "freeze" and stop responding to anything I've typed, but ...
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How do I fix the low speed of Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter's ap0 in Debian?

Unlike Windows, I discovered that the speed of my Access Point is too slow about 50-70KB on Debian unlike Windows it is about 1.3MB which is the original full download speed of my connection. Here are ...
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How do I tweak the settings of Ralink Technology, Corp. RT2870/RT3070?

I don't know how to tweak the setting of this interface: PHY Interface Driver Chipset phy1 wlan1 rt2800usb Ralink Technology, Corp. RT2870/RT3070 Unlike Windows,...
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Problems with USB to WiFi adapter TP-LINK TL-WN722N v2 and Hotspot creation

I use Linux Mint 20.1 and am trying to properly install USB WiFi device TP-LINK TL-WN722N v2 I first installed driver R8188eu following instructions from https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu Also ...
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I can see my wifi network, but when i try to connect to it it says connection failed

I have being having issues with connecting to my wireless network at home, my system detect and sees the hotspot connection but when i want to connect it shows connection failed. Here is a list of ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 hotspot connection not resolving DNS for iPhone device

I have a wired connection on Ubuntu 20.04. I create a Hotspot connection. I believe NetworkManager automatically creates the following for my wireless interface: inet 10.42.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 lts wifi-hotspot not working

I have a TP-Link T6e card on my computer and it works fine after installing the drivers from the additional driver tabs found in ubuntu software and updates , meaning that I can connect to a wifi. But,...
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Raspberry pi (running Debian) Access Point - Another Pi Crashes It

I have a Pi3b+ hooked up to my router running hostapd, dnsmasq and openvpn running an airvpn config, it is solid as a rock. It has a static IP on wlan0 192.168.4.1 and serves a local IP range, ...
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Create hotspot in raspbian

I have a RPI 2 with raspbian OS. I have a WI-FI USB adapter too that it is connected to the pi. I want to use wlan0 as a hotspot but any try get failed. I tried this guide and some open source project ...
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Linux network briding/routing/masquerading weirdness

after reading through some forums and howtos I'm lost on networking. The challenge: I got a new device: BYD Battery Box (home energy storage system). That device can only accessed (for firmware ...
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Disable wifi security in Network Manager [duplicate]

In CentOS 8.2 I have configured a bridged wifi interface (ath9k) as a wireless access point in NetworkManager (nmcli). When using WPA or WEP security it works fine, but I need an open wifi network. ...
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Fedora 33: WiFi Hotspot not activating, driver saying that doesn't support AP but adapter actually does

I have fresh install of Fedora 33 (upgraded from Fedora 32) and decided to move to the modern NetworkManager's managed wifi setup. I have successfully performed some pre-required steps like creation ...
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Hotspot network creation took too long and failed activation

I'm planning to host a hotspot on my laptop with NetworkManager on Arch Linux. It was not difficult to create a hotspot configuration. However, when I was attempting to activate the created hotspot ...
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Encrypting a Wifi Hotspot

I was able to set up a wifi hotspot using the following: nmcli dev wifi hotspot ifname wlp8s0 ssid adam password "password" But how do I encrypt the password and select the cipher that is ...
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Bridge eth0 to WiFi hotspot as a client

So, I have a raspberry pi4 that I am using as a WiFi signal booster. I have a long range external USB WiFi dongle (wlan0) that is picking up the signal. I am using the pi’s internal WiFi (wlan1) to ...
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