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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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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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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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Location of Wifi SSID configs and how to make a hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04

What is the location of wifi ssid config in Ubuntu 14.04. Also, making a wifi connection as Hotspot does not work. I am unable to make a hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04 via UI. One of the reasons that I ...
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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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Share WIFI creating hotspot on Linux Mint

I'm not able to create a hotspot in order to share my wifi connection. I use Linux Mint and I want connect my phone to WIFI through my laptop hotspot.
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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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nmcli connection activation failed

I was able to create a wifi hotspot on my debian 8 install using network tab under gnome settings. I was trying to do the same using nmcli but it always shows $nmcli con up id Hotspot Error: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How do I edit the hotspot configuration for Network Manager?

Running Arch/Linux with everything up-to-date and I use network manager's built-in hotspot function to share my Internet. I'm trying to edit the configuration (mostly the password, as I don't like ...
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How to edit hotspot settings in Linux Mint 17?

I am trying to create a soft hotspot in Linux Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), but when I try I am not able to edit username/password for the created hotpsot moreover it is not detected by my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Open Wrt with nodogsplash

I am using OpenWrt in my TP_Link TL-WRD3600 router. I have already set up a hotspot plugin (Nodogsplash) on my router. Now I need to allow access to some website before authentication on the splash ...
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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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RHEL 7.2: Start Hotspot via CLI

GUI approach to start wireless hotspot (that comes with package) is well-known. How can I start Wireless hotspot (that comes with package) via a CLI in RHEL 7.2? (There are 3rd party options which ...