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Disable wifi security in Network Manger [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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Use NetworkManager to share wifi and ethernet at the same time

At the moment, I connect my PC via wifi to the internet and share it with other computers via an ethernet connection. So my question is, if it is possible to simultaneously share my internet ...
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Fluxion and airgeddon bug

I am facing an issue with both fluxion and airgeddon. When i start the attack, fluxion deauths all the clients connected to the target network but doesn't start the fake AP. The fake AP is not shown ...
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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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Iptables redirect to my captive portal, then allow users to use internet

I'm trying to make captive portal that will appear every time when someone tries to connect to my hotspot, then let them use internet. I have rooted android phone with local server where I host my ...
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rtl8723de low wifi strength, parrot sec os

I have installed the rtl8723de module from https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de The commands I have used: git clone https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de.git -b current dkms add ./rtl8723de dkms ...
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Why my download speed is just half of the speed given by my Wi-Fi providing device in Ubuntu 20?

I had just upgraded to Ubuntu 20 (focal fossa). When I try to download anything in any browser or through terminal, the downloading speed in my PC is just half of my Wi-Fi providing device. Please ...
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How to switch to a different WiFi channel?

I am running a server sending data from a linux embedded device which is hosting its own network using a network module. It is running on an iMX7 processor connected to a network module. The problem ...
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How U-APSD works when only delivery enabled?`

Could you please anyone explain how U-APSD power save works for particular access category is only delivery enabled?
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Cannot connect to AP created by this script on CentOS 8 and nmcli

I have this script which creates an AP on a wifi card together with a seperate interface which is connected to the internet. My WiFi card supports that as my model is Intel 8265. Here is the scripts: #...
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Systemd network: Match wlan0 when configured as access-point only

Here I found an example of how configure the network of a WiFi adapter [Match] Name=wlan0 [Network] Address=10.1.1.1/24 DHCPServer=true IPMasquerade=true IPForward=true [DHCPServer] PoolOffset=100 ...
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Mint 19.3 hotspot with fixed custom password

When I create a hotspot in Mint 19.3 and specify a password, the password always fails when logging in. I do not want use the random one which gets created. I know how to create one with the ...
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OpenWrt on Raspberry Pi 4 does not support AC and 80MHz

So, i was gathering up info from the interwebs how to setup a Raspberry Pi 4 as an OpenWrt Router (Access Point, whatever you name it). And i'm happy to say that i was able to make WiFi work and to ...
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TP-Link TL-WN722N V2 and AP mode (nl80211: Driver does not support authentication/association or connect commands)

I've tried to use TP-Link TL-WN722N V2 (ID 2357:010c) with AP mode on both Debian and my self compiled buildroot firmware. Using recent kernel (v5.5 and v4.19) and rtl8188eu module from staging and ...
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Phone does not connect to Wifi-hotspot setup on Fedora

I recently installed Fedora 32 on my Laptop running on an Intel i7-7700HQ and 8Gb RAM. I could successfully set up a wifi-hotspot using nm-connection-editor. When I try to connect my phone to the ...
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Use Ethernet when available and working, WiFi personal hotspot when not

My home Internet connection (via Ethernet) is unreliable - when it's working I can get 90 Mbps, but around 50% of the time from 12pm to 10pm it is not working. When the home Internet is not working, I ...
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Simple Captive portal redirect after conenction to AP (raspberry)

I am running this tool on my Pi: https://github.com/jasbur/RaspiWiFi it creates a WiFi Hotspot for configuring your WiFi connection on first startup. The tool itself contains a web server (Flask ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...