Questions tagged [wifi-hotspot]

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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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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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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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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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Changing Fedora's builtin Hotspot mode to 5GHz

I am using Fedora 22 and in the WiFi settings, I can enable a HotSpot. I found the /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Hotspot file, but I do not know what I can do there. I want the hotspot to ...
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VPN piggybacked on two mobile phone Wi-Fi hotspots

I cannot get 1Gbps at home, so instead of wasting money on slow landline Internet with extra traffic limits and ridiculous overage fees, only to wait in the console until my stuff downloads/uploads, I'...
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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 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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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 ...
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Setting up static ip for a hotspot using connman

I have OSMC installed on a pi3 and it has connman as the network manager. I keep the pi3 connected to internet using a lan cable and run a hotspot using the wifi. Now, sometimes when the pi reboots,...
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How to create a WLAN hotspot on a laptop in XFCE4?

I've been looking through a couple of manuals and tutorials, most concerning Arch Linux, but I seem to be finding slightly contradicting things. So, I use XFCE4 on Fedora 23, and the network manager ...
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Create a script that connect to wifi, and if it fails fallback to ad-hoc network

I'd like to create a script that tries to connect me to the wifi specified by my wpa_supplicant conf, and if it fails, create a ad-hoc network. But I'm struggling with it. Here is what I do for now: ...
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Kali linux run airbase-ng along with wpa_supplicant

I have a notebook with installed kali linux with a built-in wireless card and I have also an external USB wireless adapter. I'm able to connect to networks with both of them, and I have no problems ...
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Port forwarding for VPN connection

I'm using a public wifi hotspot. Usually when I connect to these, I immediately connect to my college VPN. On this hotspot, only browsing works (no program other than a browser seems to be able to ...
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Privoxy redirect blacklist sites to whitelist site

For my application, I need a WiFi hotspot that has the entire internet blocked except for one website. I am thinking about using a Raspberry Pi configured as a WiFi hotspot and using Privoxy. Privoxy ...
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How to use a dongle as HotSpot on Linux?

I'm running Linux on a virtual machine on MAC OS. Currently, I've written a script to use a dongle to connect to a WiFi network and use web services. Now, I am looking to use my dongle as a WiFi ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Restrict guest Wi-Fi to Internet

First, I am not an expert in Unix/Linux, but I know my way around. I used this link to set up my Raspberry Pi (with Raspbian jessie) to have a access point on the Wi-Fi interface, which reroutes ...
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Software for time based access control of WiFi hotspots

I'm looking for a very simple WiFi hotspot control software which allows internet access to clients for a certain period of time. After the time limit is expired, it blocks access to clients based on ...
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Linux clients are not being timed-out by captive portal

A captive portal at my local coffee shop let's all clients (both in the sense of IT and of buyer) running Linux to use the Wifi as long as they wish. Windows clients are treated differently, and ...
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How to solve adapter does not support AP (master) mode problem?

I have intel centrino N1000 wireless card. I am able to setup "wifi hotspot" with windows 7. But I am not able to setup "wifi hotspot" in ubuntu though I am able to connect to other wifi devices and ...
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Hostapd - no internet on server

I have setup local "hotspot" on my machine running Debian Jessie. I followed some instructions after which neither of tutorials worked for me. In the end I discovered I had a whitespace (I think) in ...
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Simple way to view who is currently connected to my AP. Linux Network-manger or nmcli

I have setup an Hotspot with Linux Network-manger. I used these instructions https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/235775/fine-tuning-network-manager-in-ap-mode to configure the Hotspot to to run ...
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isc-dhcp-server [ok] and running but doesn't seem to work at all

I am attempting to create my own Wireless Access point with compatible hardware and software. Running cmd service isc-dhcp-server start and service hostapd start on my Raspbian box returns Running ...
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redirect all wifi user to specific page in debian

How can I forward all incoming traffic (http request on port 80 & 443) to a fixed IP address? I am using raspberry Pi B+ model, tp-link WiFi adapter. I have tried, among others, these two commands:...
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Redirect user once using iptables

I have an access point (Raspberry Pi) running Raspbian (Debian). I need it to redirect user visiting specific website to another one, but only when the user visits the first site for the first time. I ...
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Wireless server only allows a single client

I have a BeagleBone Black running Debian configured as an access point using hostapd and udhcpd. A node based HTTP server accepts request on port 80. The device is not connected to any wired network. ...
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I set up a hotspot on a Debian laptop, but the password I set (and which I can verify is the correct password) will not work. What is going on?

I am trying to share my ethernet connection over wifi, and so I created a wifi hotspot via the shell using the nmcli tool. The connection shows up in the GUI, and there is a file for the connection ...
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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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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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Wifi hotspot in linux

The main reason that i can't switch to linux is that my computer needs the window's hotspot feature to act as a wifi extender, the only methods i found are with ethernet, but my computer is only ...
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Wi-Fi Access Point on Linux: Fallback to 20 MHz: hostapd 80 MHz

MediaTek mt7612u offers WPA3 at 876 Mb/s on 5 GHz 80 MHz 2x2:2 mcs 9 With Ubuntu 21.04, this suddenly works without the power-off-level crashes of 6 months ago — Stuck on 54 Mb/s 802.11g However, ...
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Hostapd active, but no WIFI signal with ath9k

I'm trying to set up a wifi access point with hostapd, which seems to be running fine, but I can't see the hotspot on another device. The wifi card is DNXA-116 with AR9382 chipset. When running the ...
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Limited connectivity through Hotspot

Fedora 31. I am successfully connected to Internet through mobile broadband, and I've created a hotspot over wifi and connected from (Android) phone to that. However I can't reach Internet from the ...
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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 ...