Questions about devices that provide wireless network access to compatible devices.

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Route internet from built-in WiFi to USB WiFi adapter, which will be used as Access Point or WiFi Hotspot

My laptop is connected with internet using built-in WiFi card. I have another WiFi USB adapter. I want to create an Access point/WiFi hotspot on WiFi USB adapter. I would like to connect multiple ...
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Wifiphisher not creating a fake access point

I recently came to know about WifiPhisher. To test it, I set up an access point using my Windows laptop and, tried to obtain its password using this tool in my Ubuntu machine. So, when I run the ...
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Hotspot stops working when more than one device connects

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME, and I create hotspots using the Network settings dialog (this one). The first time I start the hotspot after a reboot, it works perfectly, but only for one device. Once another ...
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Sharing wireless internet connection through wired access point

I'm not really competent in networking so some of this might be trivial and/or downright stupid but here I go. I have an access point (Netgear N150) that I use to create a WiFi network shared by ...
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aquaris e4.5 as hotspot

I've had my phone Aquaris E4.5 for a week now and find that it works really well. I miss however the possibility of using it as HOTSPOT. Whether it's WiFi or USB does not matter. I should be able to ...
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Is it possible to run rtl8188eu in ap mode?

i can run my wifi card (rtl8188eu) in ap mode in windows by using Realtek Wireless LAN Utility or Connectify.. But When i tried in ubuntu i got an error saying.. (32) Access Point (AP) mode is not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Access point

I am trying to activate my access point on Ubuntu to share the cable University connection with my mobile phone. But I get zapped by the following: "(32) Access Point (AP) mode is not supported by ...
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Cannot create Access Point on Ubuntu 14.04 [Wireless card BCM4352]

I am unable to create wireless access point on my Ubuntu 14.04. I have BCM4352 wireless card. on running command iw list , I find that AP is not listed on supported interface modes. How can I get ...
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Ubuntu linking two wireless networks and sharing internet connexion

I must at first say that I'm a total noob regarding networking. I have two wifi adapters (wlan0 and wlan1). wlan0 is connected to a wireless router that is not connected to internet. wlan1 (a long ...
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1>How does one create a hotspot on Ubuntu Touch ? 2> use a VPN…?

As per the title....has anyone achieved this yet? It seems that it is difficult to custom config anything on the touch unless you change over to read/write....but then you are cutting off OTA ...
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could not start hostapd on ubuntu 14.10

Could not start hostapd , it shows the following message hrirks@hrirks-Aspire-5750G:/etc/hostapd$ sudo service hostapd start * Starting advanced IEEE 802.11 management hostapd ...
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Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? [duplicate]

There should be a way to stop the Network Indicator menu from displaying completely unused/unwanted Wifi network entries in the dropdown. On my indicator menu, there are more than a dozen networks ...
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How to link hostapd to physical wireless card via ethernet?

I want to separate the software and physical part of an access point into two different equipments. As a first step, I have installed hostapd in an Ubuntu server machine. How can we link hostapd to a ...
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Slow internet connection when using ap-hotspot [duplicate]

I want to share a wi-fi connection for devices that don't get the Wireless signal very well, I managed to do this buying a Wireless Usb Card and with ap-hotspot but Internet connection is very slow. I ...
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Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B WiFi issues with ubuntu

I have had this computer since early September, until the middle of October I started having issues with connecting to Wifi with ubuntu but on my windows side it works completely fine. I have noticed ...
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wireless access point not start

I try to create an access point from built-in wireless component of my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEA222FX, I follow exactly the steps of online instructions using network editor provided with Kubuntu 14.10, ...
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How to access the router UI when it's IP address says “the webpage is not available”? Its not just plug and play as in windows?

I have some TPLink access points (and a travel router that can work as an access point), and want to configure them in order to extend my wifi signal. In windows I just plugged them into the ...
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Problems while creating wifi hotspot for Smartphones

Actually i wanted to enable a feature by which i want to make a wifi hotspot for my smart phones from my LAN connection of my laptop. So i tried to setup a it using ap-hotspot. But when i attempted to ...
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How to run an access point and a client on a single WLAN card? [closed]

I am setting up a small home server (Xubuntu 14.10 desktop version). I have a ath9k based wireless card for internet access. Unfortunately I can not have wired network from my DSL router to the ...
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Is there (or will be) a tethering/access point option in ubuntu phone?

Using ubuntu phone for my daily stuff now since near 2 months on nexus 4, currently on release 165. I would like to create an access point with my uphone to connect my laptop with, but yet I don't ...
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wifi troubleshooting with belkin usb adapter

I've loaded Ubuntu 14.04 onto a compaq desktop system. NA670 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:12 UTC 2014 i686 athlon i686 GNU?Linux. I've attempted to get a AC Wifi dual-band usb ...
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newbee here and would like some help

I loaded version 14.04.1 server and need to load an app for a wireless adapter so I can finish the upgrade and loading process to set it up rest of the system. how can I do this through grub when I ...
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Wireless device undetected when attached via USB (Device was corrupted due to upgrade fail)

My device is Alcatel One Touch Y800MA I tried to look for my device using sudo lsusb but its not listed here. Bus 001 Device 006: ID 03eb:8a41 Atmel Corp. Bus 001 Device 005: ID 064e:9700 Suyin ...
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How to repair wi-fi, sound and printer in Ubuntu 14.04 after partition enlargement?

I cut 20 GB from the Windows partition and enlarged the Ubuntu partition from 10 GB to 30 GB. From that moment wi-fi stopped working, sound stopped working and it is not possible to print on a printer ...
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Setup a wireless access point + Apache

I am a novice at Networking. I want to setup a wireless access point working with apache which redirects all requested urls to a desired url. I know how to redirect all http requests to a specific ...
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How could I configure and properly create a WiFi hotspot in a big corporate lan?

I've went through some tutorials regarding how to build a hotspot under Ubuntu. My Ubuntu is connected in a big corporate lan and will post settings later. $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Creating a network from my laptop that's not adhoc

Is there any way I can create a non ad-hoc wireless network from my laptop? I plan on carrying my laptop in my backpack and controlling with my phone via ssh from the hotspot I create, but android ...
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Could not wifi-hotspot using hostapd to connect android after reinstalling ubuntu

I have just shifted from windows. I could share Internet using wifi hotspot using connectify. Previously when I was using ubuntu 14.10 I could share net but not now. sudo lshw | less showed: ...
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Wireless Hotspot [duplicate]

I have Broadcom Corporation BCM43225 802.11b/g/n card and i am using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I wish to use a dongle or wired connection and further make a hotspot connection. In my 'iw list' command i ...
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No automatic wifi reconnection to hidden ssid at other access points Trusty

I have some Laptops with the Broadcom BCM43225 802.11b/g/n WiFi card. I installed the driver wl0 version 6.30.223.141 (r415941). I make connection with a hidden wifi ssid. When I walk around with the ...
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ap-hotspot Access Point Mode not suported

Certailny ap-hotspot started do display this error saying your wireless card or driver doesnot support Access Point mode.
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When sharing network connection, unable to access internet

When I share network connection through Wifi, after while im unable to access internet. From quest and also from host. Reconnection of internet connection in host solve problem for a while (2-15) min. ...
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Not showing particular wireless access point ubuntu 14.04

i installed some updates and the next time i powered on, my particular WiFi network is not showing up on the list (but others are)
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NetworkManager and rfkill on boot

I've been trying to setup my ubuntu as an access point that would work on boot. I have hostapd, dhcpd and some iptables forwarding rules that all work well. But I'm running into some issue with ...
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not getting internet connection on android phone

I installed ap-hotspot as mentioned in this link on ubuntu 14.04: Now am able to connect to hotspot through my android mobile but not getting internet connection on it and instead of ip starting ...
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Wireless Networks problems

I have wireless network at home and at my university. At home, Wireless networks gets connected automatically and never ask me for password whenever I login to computer. Also it never ask for ...
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Why Access points disappears

Why my ubuntu does not show The list of access points? I wonder why the list vanished after my last -log out on system?'
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Network Manager icon disapear 14.04

After installing hostapd (Ubuntu 14.04) Network Manager icon disappears. Even after removing hostapd, still Network Manager icon is not appearing. During boot up: Waiting up to 60 seconds to ...
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Guest Wireless/Ubuntu 14.04

At work i have to connect to a guest wireless network. This usually requires me to acces 1.1.1.1/login.html to complete the connection using a set username and password that changes every week. I see ...
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Trouble changing the APN “MessageCenter” parameters for MMS in Ubuntu Touch

I installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4 (14.10(r133) and I need to change the parameters in the APN contexts list for "MessageCenter" to show the correct MMS settings for my carrier. I use a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wireless switch not turning on (HP 2000 Series)

I have an HP 2000 Series laptop, which wireless apparently worked yesterday, I let my best friend play on it, then noticed he switched to my desktop while I was gone. I later find out that my Internet ...
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Setting up NAT for internet access on a connected router

I'm setting up a NAT for a connected router to my laptop using the following command (IP forwarding is enabled): sudo iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s 192.168.47.0/24 -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE So ...
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Cannot find my home wifi connection with 14.04. Had a good wifi connection at work

I spend most of last night on the forums trying to find a solution to no avail. I have an acer aspire 5742z. I purged/removed/disabled the broadcom driver. I did an update, I updated the PCiids, ...
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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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Can an Intel Wireless 7260 work as Access Point?

Is there any way to make an Intel Wireless 7260 (rev 73) to work as Access Point? I couldn't find anything useful around. I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and under /lib/firmware there are: iwlwifi-7260-7.ucode ...
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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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Wifi internet access drops in3 minutes

I have a ThinkPad E430, using Ubuntu 13.04 . Wireless was working ok until yesterday, I think this started happening after installing and running ap-hotspot from ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 . After ...
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How to setup an access point for two wireless networks of which one ends on a VPN?

I currently have an Ubuntu machine, which I'd like to use as a access point/proxy server. Now, due to the requirements I have, it's going to be a fairly complex (for a beginner...) setup. The ...
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How to Create an Access point with ubuntu 12.04

Is there a way I can configure my notebook as an access point for the desktop pc, my tablet and phone over an internet connection I'm sharing with my neighbor which only connects from the balcony of ...
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How do I connect to the wifi in Ubuntu within my Virtual Machine?

I have a virtual machine installed on my Windows 8.1 laptop with Ubuntu installed on it, but when I open the Network menu it doesn't show any wireless networks. How do I connect Ubuntu in my virtual ...