Ad hoc networks doesn't have a central node (an Access Point) to route all communication. All nodes can route data for other nodes.

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How to connect to my hotspot from iPhone?

I'm trying to connect to my hotspot created on Ubuntu by standard tools. So the question is what need I enter in the field "Username" on iPhone? I think "Password" is the same as "Security key" of ...
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ntp possible on ad hoc network in ubuntu ? 12.04 onwards

I am doing a research project on Vehicular Ad hoc networks.. I am using C programming language for socket programming, with four laptops installed with Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 versions. All the laptops ...
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Wired connection and ad-hoc wireless at the same time

I'm setting up an Ubuntu Server 14.04 with a wired connection (p4p1) and creating an ad-hoc wireless network. Here's my interfaces file: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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Adhoc connection between Ubuntu to Ubuntu

On one machine I created one adhoc network with manual setting. that mean not providing any manual IP addresses. And from another machine I am trying to connect that ad hock network.It is showing me ...
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Ad hoc network between ms windows and ubuntu

I've tried to make ad hoc network on my windows machine and use another ubuntu machine to connect on it. But ubuntu can not see this network. Is there any way to make this ?
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Create personal wireless network on laptop

I have a WiFi Network, now I have connected my laptop to the WiFi Network. And it is working fine I'm able to access the internet via WiFi. But I want to create other network on my laptop so that I ...
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Unable to configure WiFi Ad-Hoc network in Ubuntu 14.04

Was trying to set a WiFi Ad-Hoc in Ubuntu 14.04, Added the following lines in /etc/network/interface file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10.30.11.100 netmask 255.255.252.0 ...
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Problem with sharing wireless internet connection over adhoc on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have problem with sharing my router wireless internet connection over adhoc on my Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to do that in Windows (Windows have software for that) but here as I ...
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start ntpd -qg after network connection

I am trying to synchronise two machines that connected over ad-hoc network. None of the computers are connected to the internet. One computer doesn't have a Real Time Clock, so everytime I reset it, ...
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Connecting Ubuntu machine to a windows ad-hoc network

I am trying to connect an Ubuntu 12.04 machine, over wifi, to a Windows 7 machine for file sharing. To do so, I have created an ad-hoc network(WEP protocol) in the Windows machine. After I enter the ...
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Creating an AdHoc connection

When I create a wireless AdHoc network, Ubuntu keeps switching back to my router. I can't see the network I created on my other computers either. In fact, I don't think it ever creates the network.. ...
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Scan for new wireless networks continuously in adhoc mode

I have two laptops in an ad-hoc mode (with same essid, broadcast id, etc.). Sometimes, they don't ping each other even though they are next to each other. I always have to initiate a scan from each ...
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How to get my Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to adhoc network?

So I've been struggling with this thing for some time now. I tried to set up an access point on Ubuntu 12.04, so I am able to use wifi on my phone through my netbook. I rooted my phone, got it to see ...
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Wireless device bug on 13.10. BCM4313 registers as eth1 instead of wlan0 and no internet access

My Hotel wiFi requires me to login with a username & password after connecting to the hotspot. So, my browser would open a page with username & passwrd fields to login and then connect to ...
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Unable to create Ad-hoc using hostapd

I am trying to create my wifi network using the "Create New Wireless Network" to make my network detectable to my Android device. I typed the following after creating the network (my hostapd.conf ...
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How to redirect all requests within a wlan using ad-hoc to a specific address or hostname

I'm setting up an ubuntu embedded system as a "master" server which will then broadcast to clients using ad-hoc in a wlan. The purpose is for a client to access the wlan and then access a webapp on my ...
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How to share an internet connection between windows 7 and Ubuntu using LAN

I have windows 7 running on my laptop and 12.04 running on my PC. I have an internet connection on my lap (wired) and would like to share the same network to my PC using a LAN/ Ethernet cable. I'm ...
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Ad Hoc Network IP Issue

I'm trying to set up an ad hoc network between an ARTiGO a1000 system (running ubuntu 11.10) and my computer (running mac os x), and I can't seem to get the connection working. I've tried setting up ...
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Create AD-HOC network on Lubuntu (Pcduino)

I bought a PCDUINO that has Lubuntu OS installed on it. I want to build a web server to host a simple web page on that PCDUINO. But I want to access this web page directly using AD-HOC network ...
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Unable to connect to wireless ad-hoc network in 12.04

I run an app on my Android smartphone that runs a WEP-encrypted ad-hoc network (so my laptop can get wireless internet through my phone's data plan). I can connect to this ad-hoc network without ...
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How to share a wireless connection through ethernet with fixed ip addresses?

I have a macbook with ubuntu quantal running on it and I also have a device with a linux distro (FYI, a raspberry pi*). I've been trying to set up the device to share my laptop's wireless connection ...
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Ubuntu Network Manger keep creating Ad-Hoc Hotspot. No infrastructure. A bug?

I'd like to share my Ubuntu wired connection with a Wifi android tablet. To do that I could use the "Use as Hotspot..." function in System Settings->Network. As I can understand, android has issues ...
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Why do I now have to enter username and password when connecting from iPhone to the ad-hoc wireless network created on my Ubuntu machine?

I'm having problem connecting to ad-hoc I created in ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. My office have a restricted (and very slow) Wifi which isnt much of any use. So I figured I could create an ad-hoc in my ...
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Why can't I create a Wi-Fi hotspot with Ubuntu 11.10

I was able to create a wi-fi hotspot using connectify in windows but once I switched to Ubuntu I am no longer able to do the same. My Dell studio xps 1640 that runs Ubuntu asks me the password of the ...
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How to setup Adhoc between Kubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 12.04

So I'm in a temporary situation. If I get the answer later, I still would like to know the answer. I have 2 laptops, laptop 1 is and old pentium m running Ubuntu 12.04 (The last supported OS for it.) ...
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Problem with AD-HOC wifi option

I have internet access by ethernet and I want to use my notebook as a wifi point. I want to have internet access on various devices, too. I am trying to make my notebook as wifi access point by using ...
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Configuration of the Network Manager via DBus: how to set the ad hoc mode

I have an hard nut to crack: a nice bottle of italian Chianti wine to the solver! :) To automatically configure WiFi, I first have to kill the Network Manager and than activate the WiFi via the ...
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I need a wifi Hotspot application [closed]

I need a WiFi hotspot application like Connectify! I have a Samsung Galaxy S II and it doesn't find ad-hoc access point What can I do?
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Can't create ad-hoc network

I seem to have trouble creating an ad-hoc network in XUbuntu. I'm using the network manager to create the ad-hoc network. However, I can't then connect to the network using the same machine (as the ...
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Xubuntu Ad-hoc network with WPA

My laptop is connected to the internet by ethernet cable, and in Ubuntu I was able to setup a wireless network that my phone could connect to (I think it was Network Settings, Wireless, then there was ...
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Can the Amazon Kindle work with my Ubuntu hotspot?

I wanted to use my Ubuntu laptop here as a hotspot for my Kindle (v3.3) But when I scan the wireless network on my Kindle and select to connect to the ubuntu wireless hotspot, then my kindle says its ...
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Can't connect to windows 7 ad-hoc network

Good day! I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I need to have network connection on it. Have a desktop PC, where I've created ad-hoc wi-fi network(Windows 7) and can't connect to it. So, ...
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View users connected to ad-hoc network

I created an ad-hoc network to share my hard-wired connection with other computers/devices, but I can't find anywhere a place that shows the connections. Can I? Where is it? Assuming it exists, what ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless hotspot: Android stuck on obtaining ip address [closed]

I recently upgraded to 12.04 and was delighted to find a simple button to start a wireless hotspot in Settings > Networks. This is all well and good, however when I try and connect my android device ...
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Ad Hoc: Sharing a wifi connection in use?

Say my laptop is connected to a WiFi hotspot. Is it possible to simultaneously create an ad-hoc network for that same laptop, so I can connect my phone to my laptop instead of directly to the WiFi ...
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Why can't other machines connect to my ad-hoc wireless network?

I created ad hoc network in network manager. and set static ip address. When i am going to connect with other pc, its not connecting with that. i followed this link enter link description here ...
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How to set up a WiFi Hotspot using Kubuntu 12.04

I'm not having any luck with the instructions here or here. I can't get ad-hoc wifi to work in Kubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X220 with Intel wireless. All indications are that it should work. Any KDE ...
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Unable to connect to Windows Ad-Hoc from 11.10

I am a newbie to Ubuntu, and loving it except for this AdHoc issue which has been bugging me for a month. I have found numerous posts on the issue with no real solutions, so let me be a bit more ...
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Start wifi in adhoc mode right after boot

I'm trying to set my wireless card to adhoc mode after the system starts. I have created a shell script following this guide: ...
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How can I create an ad-hoc connection that looks like a wifi connection from a router?

I have a Vizio tablet (running a modified version of Android 2.3.2) which, for some reason or another, refuses to list Windows ad-hoc WiFi connections on it's WiFi connection screen. It can connect to ...
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Cannot create or connect to ad-hoc network in ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I have got sick of this problem trying to create an ad-hoc wireless network in ubuntu 11.10.Whenever i try creating a new ad-hoc network the network manager does not get connected to it and only shows ...
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How do I create a non-adhoc wifi hotspot?

I wanted to use my desktop with a wired ethernet connection (eth0) to operate my "TP-LINK TL-WN722N" USB Wifi Adapter (wlan0) as a non-adhoc (infrastructure mode) access point for my Android to ...
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problem with connecting to hidden wireless adhoc networks in ubuntu 11.04 [closed]

My ubuntu 11.04 works fine with wired networks...when I try to connect it to a hidden wireless adhoc network, it says connection established.But I am not able to ping it nor connect to it. Any idea?
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Problem connecting to Android wireless tether

I have two different mobile phones from T-mobile, a G2x and a Defy. Both are set up for wireless tethering. I have two machines running Ubuntu 11.10, an HP netbook and an older Dell notebook. They ...
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Why can't I create an ad-hoc wireless network using Intel 4965AGN?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to create a ad-hoc wireless network. I get that my wireless card (INTEL 4965AGN) apparently does not support the ad-hoc mode: $ sudo service network-manager stop ...
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My second usb wireless card not working [closed]

after upgrading to 11.10 my realtek usb wireless card not working on my 2 laptops. (one laptop acer & 32 bit ubuntu 11.10 other laptop 64 bit asus) i can't create ad hoc connection. wlan1 not ...
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I cannot create ad-hoc wireless networks and stay connected. How can I fix this?

I'm on 11.10, and no wireless networks I create are staying connected. I had created one called "cookie" many moons ago, then deleted it some time after upgrading to 11.10. Strangely, that network ...
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Can I share my internet(lan) through Wifi(adhoc) connection via a laptop?

Is there a way I can share my lan internet connection through my wifi when I has an mesh connection from my android through the Open Garden Wifi Tethering App(A WiFi Tether AP Mesh Client)? Link to: ...
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Share adhoc connection with Playstation 3 [closed]

I'm using a mobile internet connection on my Ubuntu laptop, and I'm sharing it (wlan) using adhoc. The problem seems to be that it only works using WEP security, but my PS3 can not connect to, or even ...
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How to setup a Wireless Access-Point using my laptops WiFi card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup a Wireless Access-Point using my laptop's WiFi card? I want to share my Laptops (running Ubuntu 10.10) Broadband with my Android (Galaxy Mini) running ...