Wi-Fi Direct, initially called Wi-Fi P2P, is a Wi-Fi standard that enables devices to connect easily with each other without requiring a wireless access point and to communicate at typical Wi-Fi speeds for everything from file transfer to internet connectivity.

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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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Wifi disconnects after sometime on HP Pavilion ab034tx using ubuntu14.04

I have bought a new HP Pavilion ab034tx. I have installed ubuntu 14.04. Wifi works well with windows but on ubuntu it gets connected and after sometime wifi gets disconnected. I have tried to ...
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Huawei E5776 drops out

My Huawei, model E5776, a 4G device, worked wonderfully when with Windows. Now that I've grown up and am using Ubuntu 14.04 it works intermittently... dropping out at various times. This makes it very ...
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Wifi P2P wpa_supplicant - failed to create p2p device interface

I'm trying to configure wifi p2p connection with ubuntu, but I have some issues. In particular I followed this guide and this one Almost everything seems ok, but when I lunch the command: sudo ...
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wifi-direct: p2p_find FAIL

I need your help to resolve “p2p_find” FAIL message. Below is the complete description of my setup. I want to establish wi-fi direct connection between two Dell Laptops running on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. ...
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How can I distribute Wi-fi on Ubuntu 15.04

I need to distribute wi-fi. $ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe [1814:3290] Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Ralink ...
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How to connect with a Kubuntu shared wifi in Kubuntu?

After a long time using Kubuntu efficiently and happily i come to you with a little frustration. The setup is the following: Internet- LAN (laptop 1) tethered wifi connection by laptop 1 (Kubuntu) ...
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Regarding wifi connection

My laptop is not able to look for the wifi connections available. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. The problem arose when I turned off my computer without shuting down properly. Before that it was working.
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How to connect a Handycam through WiFi or NFC to Ubuntu device to share content?

I have a Sony Handycam device with Built in Wifi and NFC. And I want to connect it to my computer without using the USB cable. And so I would like to use the default NFC or WiFi feature in my camera. ...
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Old desktop I added a net gear wireless-G PCI adapter to will not pick up Wifi

I just put on an old Dell Windows XP desktop computer Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and a while ago I was using this computer with a Netgear Wireless-G PCI Adapter. The XP will still pick up WiFi, but the Ubuntu ...
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No WIFI Access in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I've Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 installed on HP Pavilion N013TX. I am not able to use wifi on my laptop. There's only wired connection in the network setting. My ubuntu software is up to date. I've also ...
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Auto Ethernet not seen in Network notifier in Ubuntu 14.10

Even with the network cable connected (HP2000 laptop), I do not seem to be network connected. At the same time, the Wi-Fi is working -though sluggishly. Till a couple of days back, it was the other ...
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Fatal error during compilation of wpa_supplicant. Don't know what to do

I'm a relative noob. Trying to add WiFi Direct to my 12.04 installation on an old netbook. I was following this advice: How to get wifi direct( wifi p2p) on my HP DM1 laptop? First, I downloaded ...
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wifi is not working, audio is not playing

i inistalled the ubuntu yesterday in to my computer, this is not my computer, my computer's model is dell latitude d630 audio is not working, also my wifi is not working. if i try to install any ...
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Wifi is not working in Dell Vostro 2420 after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell Vostro 2420 pre-installed with Ubuntu, now re-installed manually, but wifi stopped working, I tried some of the methods shown in other threads for similar problems. One of the method I ...
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Cannot create wifi hotspot

I used connectify to create hotspot in windows. in ubuntu 12.04 i want to create an hotspot, i tried ap-hotspot to create hotspot but it is showing Your wireless card does not support Access Point ...
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How to get Lubuntu to forget wifi connection when new user logs in

My wifi works fine on my Lubuntu system, but is there a way to make it forget the wifi login credentials after a user logs out? I need other users to sign in with their own (web authorization page-) ...
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How to access hostspot in mobile phone?

Is it possible to access hotspot in mobile phone or not? After I start Hotspot from my laptop,the hotspot id is shown in the mobile while I refresh for the available wifi's but it never gets ...
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Why doesn't Android recognize the WiFi hotspot created via Ubuntu?

I have created WiFi hot spot via my Ubuntu laptop. And now I turned on WiFi in my Android mobile to access the internet but I'm unable to view the hotspot that I had created via Ubuntu laptop. Did I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not connecting to wifi networks

I have a sony viao Laptop installed with Ubuntu 12.04 rfkill list all 1: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: sony-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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WiFi is not working in ubuntu 12.10

I want to connect to WiFi but there is no option for it in the network settings, though I am able to see the bluetooth option under wireless network. What should I do? Tell me if some patch is missing ...
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Ubuntu as Miracast Sender/receiver

couldn't find anything about Ubuntu act as a Miracast receiver or sender. General info about Miracast at Wikipedia Should this work? Supported HW? (Wifi direct?) only via WiFi no LAN? If Wifi direct ...
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Atheros drivers support for wifi direct

My laptop has a wireless pci (Atheros AR242x / AR252x) that doesn't seem to support 802.11n. By default it uses the ath5k kernel drivers.From 'iw list' command I can see that it doesn't support ...
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Wifi Direct P2P-go and P2P-client support in ubuntu

I am trying to get wifi direct working on a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 When I type the command 'iw list' it doesn't show P2P-client or P2P-go under 'supported interface modes.From ...
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How to setup Wifi Direct [duplicate]

I am trying to configure Wifi Direct to connect to a 4.1 Android Phone. What are the correct steps to setup and configure wifi Direct to connect to a Phone that supports the same feature.
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How to get wifi direct( wifi p2p) on my HP DM1 laptop?

I am an Ubuntu newbie. I have a HP DM1 laptop with Ralink RT5390 wifi card. It has the ability to connect on wifi direct with my Nexus 7 in Windows while using latest drivers located at Mediatek site. ...