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Is it safe to run Samba on a wireless network?

I have Samba server set up on my laptop so that I can share and sync files between the laptop and my Android device through a WPA-secured wireless hotspot (which is provided by laptops wireless card). ...
0
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1answer
217 views

Cannot connect to Wifi with WPA2 AES Encryption Security

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I am having a problem in connecting to the Router with WPA2 Security with AES Encryption. I am able to connect to that Router using my cellphone, Windows PC but my Ubuntu ...
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1answer
49 views

Is there any anti-theft / robber-spy application on Ubuntu Touch?

theft application on Ubuntu Touch Saucy which could help protect my tablet/phone ? I mean an application running as daemon on back-end and waiting for remote activation. Activated by an GPS event, ...
0
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1answer
241 views

Help connecting to my schools wireless network

My school´s hates everybody that dosen´t run Windows 7/8. Therefor, they will not give me support in connecting to my School´s wifi, which i need badly. I have a guide for Windows 7 and I hope that ...
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1answer
33 views

Acces to my PC from hostile Access Point

I connected to a Wifi access point that had cloned my SSID. I did not enter my ubuntu password during the connection, since I did not install anything. I just used Firefox for several minutes. Is ...
0
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0answers
124 views

Annoying Wireless Authentication Prompt Again

(Copy pasting this question because it was closed for being a duplicate/already having an answer, but the answer provided in the linked question does not work and even if it did it would not be an ...
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0answers
260 views

Annoying Wireless Authentication Prompt [duplicate]

When my internet connection fails and tries to reconnect (Which happens quite frequently on my crappy Uni Wireless) the following prompt pops up every 20-30 seconds: I consider this to be a major ...
0
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3answers
361 views

WiFi, as it relates to my router

Why does my ubuntu make a WiFi connection ONLY when I disable the security settings of the router? I have a 3-computer network, 2 of which connect just fine (with the router's security settings ...
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1answer
542 views

How can I prevent the hacking of my wired and wireless networks by tools like feedingbottle? [closed]

I am network administrator and I am always worried about network security as I know people use different techniques of hacking to penetrate wireless and wired networks. Recently I came to about ...
2
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0answers
89 views

How to inject or know if my wireless card is injectable

what ways or methods exist to know if a wireless card is injectable or can be injected (Packet injection). Answers should not include recommending me to use another OS that is not the official Ubuntu ...
3
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1answer
189 views

Was my computer hacked by Minecraft/Craftbukkit Initscript?

I was playing around in Terminal, I 'mis-clicked' (havent yet configured trackpad, very jumpy cursor) while trying to run nano. What happened next kind of threw me for a loop. Here is what printed ...
2
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0answers
519 views

Why does network manager automatically choose WEP over WPA & WPA2?

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 and for some reason my wireless connection is using WEP when it is set to use WPA/WPA2 Personal. Also I should mention that I used to be on 12.04 and was experiencing the ...
0
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1answer
273 views

How can I connect 12.4 to the Internet with WEP key?

I have Ubuntu and I want to know how can I connect to the Internet using my WEP key for my wireless. I tried too many times but it doesn't work. I have my wireless password but it doesn't work too. ...
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
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0answers
179 views

network manager don't save wireless key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Network manager asks for wireless password continually I reset my NetWork Manager and know,it can't remember wifi security key. each time I wanna connect to wifi,it ask ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Installed .cer security cerificate [closed]

(linux noob here) I have been trying to resolve this all day, my university uses Secure W2 to control access to its wireless network, I have a copy of the security certificate but I cant seem to ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Wireless with WEP extremely slow on an Acer Timeline 4810T with a Centrino Wireless-N 1000

I've upgraded an Acer Timeline 4810T to Ubuntu 11.10. Everything works fine except for the darn wireless interface (network manager). I just tested the wireless interface over a non-encrypted signal ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Wireless setting -WPA2 Enterprise

I'm setting my wireless environment. I have to use WPA2 Enterprise with PEAP and have to use AES encryption. But I can't find where encryption config is. (MS-Windows has the option) How can I config ...
1
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2answers
998 views

How to protect a computer name from being disclosed to network peers?

I'd prefer my hostname to be hidden (or a fake hostname to be shown - both variants are interesting actually) from my network peers (including routers ad DHCP servers). I believe my IP and MAC ...
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2answers
8k views

How do I detect if someone is stealing my broadband bandwidth?

I am very paranoid about wireless connections and someone stealing my broadband bandwidth, which could lead to worse things. My question is, how can I detect if my broadband bandwidth is being ...
1
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5answers
445 views

Wireless internet security

I have just installed Ubuntu 10.10 (dual booted with Windows 7) on a laptop which will connect to the internet through a wireless internet connection and I want to ensure that this is secure. I have ...
7
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1answer
203 views

How can I prevent Desktop Users from connecting to new wireless networks?

I have a created a wireless connection from the main admin account and checked the box saying "Available to all users", everything is working correctly. I only need to prevent the Desktop Users from ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Wi-Fi only connects when router set to TKIP, but won't use AES [closed]

For some reason, my computer (running Kubuntu netbook edition now, previously UNR) won't connect to my router when it's set to AES+TKIP. As soon as I switch the router to TKIP only, the computer ...