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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Verify device has an active hotspot

I'm building a small iot device that provides an hotspot for web-ui access. Now I'm wondering if there is a way to check that the hotspot is running? With nmcli or some other standard tool? I know how ...
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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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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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Garuda Linux doesn't connect to WIFI

I have a fresh installation of Garuda Linux. Whenever I try to connect to my wifi it just wont connect. It tries for some second then prompts again for password. Works fine and connects without any ...
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Hotspot created but cannot be discovered

Recently I decided to switch my WIFI card from EMMY-W163 (datasheet: https://www.u-blox.com/sites/default/files/EMMY-W1_DataSheet_%28UBX-15011785%29.pdf) to WPEA-121N (https://www.sparklan.com/product/...
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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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Ethernet wi-fi adapter automatic configuration

latest Kde Neon here: I usually get online using my android phone as a tethering wifi hotspot. I have a TP-Link TL-wa501g repeater that I don't use as a repeater, but as a client: it's basically a ...
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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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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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Wifi and wifi hotspot at once [duplicate]

I have wifi adapter TP-Link TL-WN722N I want to use it to access internet and to share wifi access point at once. I did it on windows 8: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid="APname" key="...
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What does Available Antennas parameter mean in iw utility output?

I am troubleshooting the Wi-Fi AP configuration on a Linux host. Using the iw list command, I can see the following line in the output: Available Antennas: TX 0 RX 0 Does it indicate a quantity of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Network manager create wifi "access point" [duplicate]

I wish to connect my phone to internet using my laptop's hotspot (laptop uses wired internet connection). The phone is Android 9, the laptop has Debian 10. I have created a hotspot: nmcli device wifi ...
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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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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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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 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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How to generate a hotspot that does not requires password?

Is there a way to create a hotspot that doesn't have a password? The "hotspot command" of nmcli : wifi hotspot [ifname ifname] [con-name name] [ssid SSID] [band {a | bg}] [channel channel] [...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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: ...