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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Why device can't see another device on Adhoc network?

I setup AdHoc network on Ubuntu with 1 computer and 2 UDOO boards(small pc with ubuntu) on wireless. Then I give them static IPs. When all device are together, I can ping each of them from each ...
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problem in ad-hoc network, ubuntu 16

I have an raspberry pi 2 in mode 'ad-hoc', and I what to join my laptop into this network. I do the standard: Edit connections => edit => ipv4 settings => method manual, ip 192.168.234.50 and ...
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How to autoconnect an ad-hoc network?

If I use the network connection editor to create a new wifi ad-hoc network, I can see it on another computer and connect to it. However, the other computer connects automatically if and only the ...
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Unable to start an ad-hoc with WPA protection

I have a problem. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, and I want to create a new ad-hoc. However, under Wi-Fi security, I am stuck with only WEP encryption. I have no idea what caused ...
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Can't create ad hoc network Ubuntu 15.10

I did the following steps: From the networks menu indicator, click edit connections Click Add Select type "wifi" On the wifi tab, set mode to ad hock On IPv4Settings, set to "share to other ...
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Can't ping two laptops through ad-hoc network

I want to run an ad-hoc wireless on two laptops that both have Linux OS. I use this for creating ad-hoc network.(I have stopped Network Manager before it) sudo ifconfig wlan0 down sudo iwconfig wlan0 ...
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Unable to connect Windows 8.1 to Ad-Hoc network created on Ubuntu 15.10

I followed the intstructions per this video mostly, without success. I browsed various other internet sources and i still can't connect. The problem is that although i create the adhoc network on my ...
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Setup an Adhoc ap with chosen IP domain

I am connected with my working laptop to a network via ethernet. In that network the IP adresses start with 10.42.0.xxx. Now I want to create an adhoc with that laptop such that another laptop can ...
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Slow Adhoc connection

I am controlling my robot from my laptop. The robot itself has its own laptop and is broadcasting an adhoc access point. I noticed that the speed between both laptops is really limited and peaks at ...
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How do I create a second wireless connection

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Previously I was using windows 7, and a great feature of windows 7 was that I was able to create a wireless ad hoc network as a second separate ...
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How would I setup a wifi network using iw and these settings?

I'm building a P2P messaging network (want to do P2P walkie-talkie, texting, and file-exchanges). I'm wanting to allow the community to develop apps for iPhone and Android. I will be working with ...
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Sharing internet from wired desktop to ad-hoc notebook

First of all, I show my scenario: I have a wired desktop-pc with Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 and a laptop with the same OS. The ad-hoc mode works fine in my laptop, but not in my desktop (may be drivers). ...
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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 user name & password after connecting to the hotspot. So, my browser would open a page with user name & password fields to login and then connect to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 disconnects from the network via wifi

Created a network on my desktop computer in windows 7 in mode "Ad-hoc" and tried to connect to it with laptop in ubuntu 14.04. Every time I tried to connect, identification status continues for some ...
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can't run interface and virtual interface at the same time

So I am trying to create an ad-hoc network between a couple of devices. I also need to run hostapd in order to capture probe request packets. I have a wireless adapter (TL-WN722N) that is capable of ...
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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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How to remove error 127 after make command

I am installing olsrd for one of my project on ad-hoc network and not able to proceed further due to the following error:- yuvraj@yuvi-PC ~/olsrd-0.6.8 $ make [BISON] src/cfgparser/oparse.c /bin/sh: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Adhoc#...
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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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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 2.2....
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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: ...