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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...