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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 ...
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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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Cannot access the captive portal in FreeBSD 12-CURRENT

Problem I'm trying to connect to an open WiFi with a machine running FreeBSD 12-CURRENT. Normally, I run wifi-start.sh (see below) whenever I want to connect to the Internet. It works with WPA ...
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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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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 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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How to create an open Wifi hotspot with no password in Linux Mint?

I was trying to create a wifi hotspot for some experiment, but i was unable to create an open hotspot. Hotspot created is always secured by WPA2 security. Is there any way to create an open hotspot ...
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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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Hostapd nl80211 failed to set interface -19

I am trying to run hostapd on Debian linux. I am using a Realtek rtl8188 usb wifi card, on a Olimex OLinuXino A13 WiFi. However, when I run the command hostapd -dd /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf I am ...
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Unable to create hotspot using network-manager of Gnome /Arch Linux

I'm unable to create a hotspot using network-manager of Gnome. By click on use as hotspot-> Turn on, nothing is happening; I don't get any pop up telling created, failed, etc. No config files ...
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How to setup a WLAN interfaces with one for Hotspot?

So I'm trying to setup a two interfaces for two wireless cards. One card for connecting to wireless network an one for a hotspot to access this computer through SSH. I need wlan0 for WI-FI connection ...
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How to add an IE field for my wifi hotspot?

Is it possible to attach a IE field to my wifi hotspot so that it appear in the iwlist output of other machine scanning it? Example: I choose 1234567891011121314151617181920 to be the additional ...
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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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How to check if wifi is on Hotspot (AP) mode

I am trying to find out the current mode of wlan0 interface. Is there any command or way, so that I can find out if a hotspot is running or if WIFI running in my RPI 3.
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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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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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Wireless Transfer ,How to create hotspot

How can I enable hotspot from my laptop using terminal? I don't need internet connection to do that. I want to set up a server so that I can transfer my files from my laptop to my mobile or another ...
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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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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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Failed to add new connection: (2) A 'wireless' setting with a valid SSID is required if no AP path was given

I'm currently trying to share a wireless network from arch-linux. There is a button in the network settings that should allow me to do it: I hit the "Turn On" button as that's exactly what I'm ...
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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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Is it possible to make a wifi hotspot be on the same 'network' as a shared etherent connection

I am testing out a file server idea on a ancient (32bit!) computer running CentOS 7. So far I have managed to lazily configure the ethernet interfaces to work through NetworkManager (though wifi ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Arch Linux - NetworkManager unable to setup hotspot

I have network-manager and nm-applet installed on arch linux. I'm using Gnome desktop. When I try to set-up hotspot using GUI I get an error stating "Activation of network failed". This is what I have ...
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How can I create a wifi hotspot and share my localhost across

I know how to make a wifi hotspot on my linux machine(using Manjaro with i3 DE), also I managed to connect my iPhone to the wifi connection I made, but the goal is to start lampp and make my iPhone ...
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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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iptables not working with hotspot

I created the rule sudo iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -d 64.182.208.181 -j DNAT --to-destination 127.0.0.1 Then, when I acess the site 64.182.208.181, instead of execute the normal page of this site, it ...
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Can I check if create_ap works?

I am currently using the script create_ap to emit a Wifi Access Point (WAP) using my Raspberry Pi, which is running Raspbian. How can I check if the AP is up and running using a bash script? For your ...
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SSH in local network while hosting same network

I have the following setup: Computer A has a Wifi-USB adapter (and is a robot, so it doesn't need real internet access). It's running Ubuntu 14.04. Computer B is my Laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 also. ...
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Using Linux machine to wirelessly connect to printer's browser interface

I'm trying to use a raspberry pi (that factor shouldn't make it any different than any other linux box, but may make the application make a bit more sense) to remotely view a website. For example, if ...
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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 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 hotspot settings

I am running Kali Linux Rolling and I have found out that I am able to turn my machine into a hot spot when I plug in my ethernet cable and go to network settings etc. When I turn on the hot spot ...
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Create a new Hotspot with just Terminal and NetworkManager/nmcli

i have a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B with Raspbian / Linux raspberrypi 4.1.7+ installed. I have two USB Adapter: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 7392:7811 Edimax Technology Co., Ltd EW-7811Un 802.11n Wireless ...
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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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iptables rules apply with delay

I'm using iptables to block Internet (by redirecting to an internal server) access on devices connected to my hotspot. That's my command: iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp -s 192.168.43.51 -j DNAT ...
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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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Create Wifi Hotspot for sharing SOCKS Proxy on Ubuntu Server

I'm using Ubuntu Server and I have a SOCKS Proxy server on my client which is created with ssh -D command. I want to create a Wifi Hotspot on this computer which passes the traffic through this SOCKS ...
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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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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 ...