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hostapd start error message

Error Message Configuration file: start Could not open configuration file 'start' for reading. Failed to set up interface with start Failed to initialize interface My Hostapd.conf file ...
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hostapd not working with my D-Link DWA-131 (rtl8192cu chip). Driver works, hostapd not (Ubuntu 14.04)

As you could read from the title, I have a problem with my D-Link DWA-131 dongle on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I'm using the 3.13.0-36-generic kernel. To walk you through the process, I installed the ...
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Seamless user mobility with wifi and ubuntu

I am trying to do an experiment using two ubuntu server machines. They are running ubuntu 12.04 and wifi adapters are connected. I made them wifi hotspots using hostapd. Now I have two access points ...
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Redirect iptables to apache without internet connection

I have set up a Personal hotspot using Hostapd. But this hotspot is not connected to the internet but I do have Apache installed on it. What I am trying to achieve is to redirect all the clients (that ...
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unable to connect to a wireless network created with hostapd on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have created hostapd network. In configuration file hostapd.conf I enabled WAP2 with the wpa_passphrase=passphrase. but when I try to connect from a device to this network, am getting an error ...
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ACS support in hostapd for Ubuntu 12.04

I understand that ACS has been implemented in the current version of Hostapd. Is there a backport of a Hostapd version that supports ACS for Ubuntu 12.04? Is it possible to compile the latest version ...
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Hostapd seems to be dropping connections after ~24h (intel 7260AC)

I'm basically trying to set up a linux router, with a wireless access point bridged with the wired network. The access point stays up for some time (usually 24 hours or so) and then all clients ...
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WiFi Access Point in Ubuntu 12.04

I know that this question had been asked several times on this site, but I couldn't find answers for my problem. I want to create "Access Point" on my Ubuntu 12.04-LTS and share it with my Android ...
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Start hostapd service on boot

How to start hostsapd service every time my compute starts I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and kernel 3.11 Update 1 When I tried sudo update-rc.d hostapd defaults I got the following System ...
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EDCA do not prioritize the traffic correctly on atheros card

I am trying to make some tests on my Atheros card (3com, 11a/b/g Wireless card, 3CRPPAG175). I observed that for Voice and Video packets the band is divided by half. I expected that Voice will be ...
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Ubuntu wifi hotspot cannot share network

I am using hostapd for my WiFi hotspot, and I can connect my WiFi perfectly until today. I have isc-dhcp-server and bind9 running on my laptop, because I want my laptop to be dhcp and dns server. ...
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How do I make hostapd autorun at login? [duplicate]

I'm using hostapd for sharing wired internet but everytime I reboot the computer, I have to start terminal and type "sudo ap-hotspot start" Is there anyway to make hostapd autorun at login?
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hostapd error “nl80211: Could not configure driver mode”

I would like to make a Virtual Router on Ubuntu 12.04 but i am getting this error message when i run the last terminal command Configuration file: hostapd.conf nl80211: Could not configure driver ...
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Getting WiFi AP working with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server [Xubuntu 14.04]

I have tried using ap-hotspot from WebUpd8, and it did not work for me in 13.10 or 14.04, so I have been working on getting hostapd manually set up, using isc-dhcp-server since dnsmasq was having ...
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Problem with dnsmasq

I'm using hostapd and dnsmasq to turn my server in a wifi access point. The WiFi is set up and seems to be working. But when the computer boots there's a massage saying something like "Interface ...
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Hostapd.conf can't be read when strating hostapd

OK, I wanted to use hostapd build AP connection. After I have finished some basic configuration in hostapd.conf, I started hostapd. However, it says that: Could not open configuration file ...
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wireless to wireless bridge using hostapd on ubuntu 12.04

I have a research detecting unauthorized AP, I make topology : TP link as legitimate AP ------ Rogue Access Point ------- user From the topology above i need to make legimate AP--RAP--user in one ...
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Block IP address on hostapd network

I share my internet access through hostapd how can I block the client of the AP from accessing a certain IP address?
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RRM(Radio Resource Management) in WLAN

I am started to work on RRM. By reading 802.11k I understood that some information elements we need to add. As well as some new frames(beacon request/report, frame request/report)need to be added. Is ...
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Unable to share Internet using hostapd

I'm able to connect to the access point created by hostapd bu I can't access the Internet. This has already worked for me on an Ubuntu laptop but now I'm using a netbook with Ubuntu too but it doesn't ...
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Doesn't Ubuntu 13.10 support the hostapd nl80211 driver?

I could use hostapd-2.1 to set wireless AP in Ubuntu 12.04. But in Ubuntu 13.10 it failed. The same source code for hostapd-2.1 was failing in 13.10. The error message: nl80211 : Failed to set ...
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Ap-hotspot fail

I've been trying to create an AP wireless network from a usb wifi transmitter. I have been using ap-hotspot to do so. It has got no further than this message on debug mode: Adding system startup for ...
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dnsmasq Not Serving Up Hostnames on hostapd Network

My goal is for clients to be able to connect to my wifi access point and access services on it using a hostname. Currently clients can connect and get assigned an IP by DHCP, but they cannot resolve a ...
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hostapd does not create a wifi network [closed]

I'm trying to setup a wireless AP to share a wired internet connection over Wi-Fi. It's a newly built PC, and at first I thought that the wireless card might be defective, however everything works ...
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Compile and loading kernel module without compiling the kernel

I am trying to get hostapd working and it does not recognize the current wl driver, searching in internet I found that I need to use the new nl80211 driver. I found that my current system does not ...
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Cannot increase wifi card power using iwconfig

So I set up a hotspot using hostapd, isc-dhcp-server and MASQUERADING. The hotspot works and I can access Internet. Problem The connection speed is too slow. When I connect to my hotspot (via ...
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Repeater/Access Point with 2 WiFi interfaces very low bandwidth

if somebody knows an answer to Access Point question! I set up an AP with Hostapd. Works fine if AP is on wireless interface wlan0 and connection to the Internet is wired eth0. I get up/down speeds ...
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hostapd gives error nl80211: Register Action command failed: ret=-19

I'm trying to get hostapd working on a RT3290 (pci-based) network adapter, and a Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS release. I use the approach taken in How to setup a wi-fi hotspot (access point mode)? I verified ...
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Hostapd serves all webpages to Windows 7 client, not so XP or Android

I have installed hostapd and dnsmasq in a laptop running Linux Mint 15, as a wireless relay: Incoming from remote wifi router is through wlan0, pcmcia wifi card serving client machines is wlan1. This ...
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Hostapd is very slow (at 5Mbps)

I've set up hostapd wifi hotspot but it is working on very low speed. What may be possible cause for this? Windows client shows it is 802.11n but link speed is 5Mbps (and real speed is less than ...
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Station can't access hosapd error

Following /var/log/syslog Dec 2 14:09:13 msis NetworkManager[820]: <info> (wlan0): supplicant interface state: disconnected -> scanning Dec 2 14:09:13 msis kernel: [ 2607.278976] wlan0: ...
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Almost get WiFi dongle D-Link DWA-125 working as Access Point

I use hostapd. My Android sees wifi network, connects to it, but stops on getting IP-address. What is wrong with my configs? ~ > cat /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ...
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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 set my wireless card into AP mode?

I've been trying to create an access point using hostapd, but I get an error message saying that my card doesn't support AP mode. I tried sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master and I get the following error: ...
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hostapd Failed to update rate sets in kernel module

I'm getting this error launching hostapd with minimal conf Failed to update rate sets in kernel module I've just installed Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04. When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 did not receive this ...
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How to set up centralized Management entity to control Hostapd access points

We are working on a project to provide wifi at our university. Due to financial limits, we are planning to install multiple linux based access points (wlan modules running with hostapd). But at the ...
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Failed to set interface wlan0 into AP mode: Intel centrino N1000 Wireless

I am a new Ubuntu user and have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One D255 netbook with an Intel Centrino N1000 Wireless Card. All I want is to set my netbook as wifi hotspot for my android ...
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Hostapd wifi AP [closed]

I am trying to start wifi AP with hostapd, followed carefully all of this instructions. For now, from my phone, i see network, i connect to it, but it stucks at receiving ip address and then just ...
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How to fix “Could not connect to kernel driver.” hostapd error?

Hi everyone I have a problem when I try to start hostapd when I enter this command hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf I got this Configuration file: hostapd-minimal.conf Could not set channel for kernel ...
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How fix hostapd invalid/unknown driver 'nl80211' error?

I have Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 I installed hostapd from Ubuntu Software Center When I run this command hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf I got this: root@tarek-PC:~# hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf ...
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How to install/update libnl-1.0pre8 (or later)

I was trying to share my laptop's internet over wireless to use as wi-fi in my android phone. After googling for some time I am now stuck here: ...
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Cannot create wireless AP

I've tried to create AP using this and tried to solve my problem $ iw list nl80211 not found. with this, but I still get error when I start make ~/hostapd-2.0/hostapd$ make ...
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DMA: Out of SW-IOMMU space

I started to get these errors in dmesg which grinds my system to a halt: [ 3429.303756] DMA: Out of SW-IOMMU space for 70 bytes at device 0000:02:00.0 [ 3429.358577] DMA: Out of SW-IOMMU space for ...
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libnl1.1-6 /netlink/genl/genl.h no such directory

I'm trying to compile hostapd, and for that it needs the headerfile genl.h which is supposed to be a part of the libnl1 library (I searched around, the best I got was a recommendation to update ...
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Hostapd Dropout

I have configured hostapd as an access point following several how-tos using ubuntu 12.04. Everything works well for up to several hours and then at some point hostapd no longer accepts new ...
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Set master mode on a realtek rtl8192ce

The supported interfaces of the network adapter include also AP. But when I try to set the card on Master Mode with iwconfig wlan0 mode Master, I get the following error: Error for wireless ...
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My laptop can not access internet after setup bridge with wired NIC and wireless NIC [closed]

I setup a bridge using wired NIC and wireless NIC in order to make wireless NIC as a Wi-Fi AP to share wired internet access, after setup successfully, the Wi-Fi AP works as my expectation, but my ...
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Is there a GUI app to setup and toggle hostapd?

Title says it all, I've tried wifi-hostapd-app but I always run into trouble while installing one of its dependencies, dnsmasq specifically. I read one of the workarounds is to disable Ubuntu's ...
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Can not restart dnsmasq due to “ configuration syntax check [fail]”

I restart dnsmasq and get $ sudo /etc/init.d/dnsmasq restart * Restarting DNS forwarder and DHCP server configuration syntax check [fail] From where and how can I troubleshooting?
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How to host an AP or a hotspot?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 as a virtual machine on my Mac. Since I am unable to get the virtual machine to have full access to my WiFi card, I bought another USB WiFi card to use. This is my WiFi card. ...