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Can't use ip forwarding on Android unless hotspot is on

Really stuck on this one I want to change the gateway on my pc to go through my phone connected to the same wifi network in my home. When hotspot is on and I connect to it with another device it works ...
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wifi weak signal in UBUNTU 18.0.4 LTS IN MSI

I need a help about my wifi network in Ubuntu 18.0.4. Indeed, the power of the signal of my wifi is very low, although if I connect with this wifi with my phone or with my windows 7 I catch a good ...
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When reason code 13(invalid information) will receive? [closed]

Could you please explain with some examples for above mention question?
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How to make Wifi Hotspot on Kali (No Ethernet Connection)

I want to share wifi to my other devices. I want to make a hotspot. I made a new wifi connection chose Device wlan0 and mode Hotspot. Hotspot is Made but there is No internet access. How do I share ...
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WiFI issues on Ubuntu 18.04.3 with 4.9 kernel and Atheros AR9285 PCI wireless adapter

We have some (embedded) systems based on the NXP i.MX6Q boards. Some are equipped with Intel WiFi modules and some are equipped with modules based on the Atheros AR9285 chipset. We have for a while ...
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Create a captive portal with network manager (nmcli)

I am looking to configure the wifi (wlan0) as an access point / hotspot with the following behaviour. The following works: Device creates a hotspot, broadcasts the SSID and starts up http server (...
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unable to ping with oter devices in a hotspot

In my mobile phone the hotspot configuration is set to open. When I try to connect to it from my Kali Linux device, it started the process of connecting but after some time it gave a notification "...
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can not configure beaglebone AP to 5GHz

I am not able to configure beaglebone black wireless to 5.0 GHz band for data transfer with TI chip WL18MODGB having test grade 35. I tried to configure beaglebone AP to 5.0 GHz band because ...
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Share folder via hotspot

I teach a small class. I would like to find an alternative to a projector/beamer because it is sometimes logistically impractical. So, I would like to "project" PDF slides / a local HTML file to my ...
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5Ghz Hotspot in Fedora

I run Fedora 31 on a Xidu Tour Pro laptop and most things work flawlessly out of the box. But so far I have not been able to create WiFi hotspots using the 5Ghz frequencies. The Fedora Connection ...
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How do I fix my external wireless Network Cards not registering?

I put Kali Linux on a small little laptop for testing and demonstration purposes, but I've run into an issue I've never seen before. Every wireless interface I plug in through USB shows up as shown in ...
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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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Connect linux to a raspberry Access Point, that no have internet connection

I've setted a raspberry pi to act as an access point, for let communicate via tcp socket all the other devices connected at the same access point. So in this case i dont want that the access point let ...
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How do I set up a hotspot 802.11n with nmcli?

Almost everything is in the title ... I want to set up a Wi-Fi hotspot using only nmcli (no hostapd etc...) I'm doing this to create the hotspot (a small bash script): #!/bin/sh VAR_HOTSPOT="TEST" ...
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create_ap is not creating wifi hotspot after connecting to wifi

$ sudo create_ap wlo1 wlo1 MyAccessPoint Password Config dir: /tmp/create_ap.wlo1.conf.KGtMCTze PID: 10212 Network Manager found, set ap2 as unmanaged device... DONE wlo1 is already associated with ...
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Disable internet sharing for WiFi hotspot in NetworkManager

I have used NetworkManager to create a WiFi hotspot. This seems to be working well, however I don't want to share the internet connection (from ethernet) on the WiFi access point. I want only local ...
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Wifi hotspot: very slow download/upload speed

Linux Mint 19.1. Wired connection: down 85.30Mb, up 83.59Mb. Wifi Hotspot: down 0.78Mb, up 9.70Mb. Why so slow?? I want more speed. My connection settings: On my Windows 10 1903 I'm getting 60Mb/...
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Forward incoming packets on Hotspot wireless interface to Qemu and not on the default motherboard ethernet port

I am using Qemu to test my Ethernet MAC hardware IP. I am using ubuntu 18.04 LTS server as a hotspot. My qemu runs on Ubuntu and I have an internet access on Qemu. I want to access internet, ...
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ubuntu: Cannot configuration mesh network

root@181RX:/home/pi/# iw phy Wiphy phy0 max # scan SSIDs: 4 max scan IEs length: 2257 bytes Retry short long limit: 2 Coverage class: 0 (up to 0m) Device ...
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noip2 Dynamic Update Client reports wrong address

I have a Raspberry Pi 3b connected to an AT&T hotspot in an attempt to monitor and access devices at a remote location. From the Pi, I can browse to whatismyipaddress.com, ipchicken.com, ...
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wireless fails to start as access point / hotspot

I am trying to turn my 2nd wireless device into an access point / hotspot. # lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 005: ID 8087:0a2a Intel Corp. Bus 001 ...
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Hotspot without 2 network cards on Linux?

I have dual booted Windows and Arch Linux on my laptop. When I was using Windows, I noticed that Windows is able to create an access point even when it's connected to the Wi-Fi without disconnecting ...
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Hostapd hotspot not running

I installed and set-up hotspot using hostapd. # /etc/init.d/hostapd start [ ok ] Starting hostapd (via systemctl): hostapd.service. But when I try to connect my phone to the hotspot, it does not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...