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Creating a captive Wi-Fi portal

What is the basic, barebones canonical method for creating a captive Wi-Fi portal/wireless access point? I want to set up a single board computer with a Wi-Fi transceiver to provide access to a ...
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How to set up Ubuntu Server as a wireless + ethernet router with IPv4 and IPv6

I have a computer running Ubuntu Server (14.04 but I want to upgrade to 16.04 when it becomes available) with two Ethernet interfaces and one WiFi interface. The interfaces are: Ethernet towards ...
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Wireless pci Card not working (RT3062)

i ask in many question portals in the internet. My wireless card Ralink RT3062 dont work on my Kubuntu 14.04 system. I do many commands in the shell: root@jonas-PC:/home/jonas# uname -a Linux ...
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USB WiFi AccessPoint drops connection every few seconds

I have ubuntu-15.10-desktop-amd64 installed on my ACER laptop. I get internet via built-in WiFi adapter. I installed additional USB WiFi adapter Edimax EW-7811Un and share internet from it as it ...
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Cannot start created Wifi Access point in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My target is to create a Wifi hotspot using a wifi USB adapter in my computer that is already wireless connected. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 64 bit The USB adapter is a: TP-Link TL-WN823N This ...
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Create a layer 2 access point on linux

I'd like to create a layer 2 access point on linux that will only forward frames between different parts of the network. In my installation, my access point is connected to an ethernet network where I ...
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Hostap: wlan0 authentication timed out

I have made a PC an Access Point using the following link: https://seravo.fi/2014/create-wireless-access-point-hostapd But whenever I connect to the AP my kernel prints the following error: wlan0: ...
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Access to a service hosted on multiple AP with the same IP/domain

I have a pretty strange problem to solve here. I need to connect to three Access Points at the same time from a single machine with a single WiFi adapter. As you can see here I've done it with a very ...
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edit the file shared by Wifi Access Point

I recently found a tutorial http://dev.ardupilot.com/wiki/odroid-wifi-access-point-for-sharing-files-via-samba/ It taught me how to set up a wifi module in odroid board(installed ubuntu 14.04 and arm ...
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Create wifi access point with ipv6 address range

I want to create WiFi Hotspot to connect android devices to it in ubuntu 12.04 with internet connectivity also I want to use ipv6 addresses for the same. what can be solution to achieve this?
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wifi doesn't accepting the correct password but detecting all the Routers

I have installed the Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS in my system instead of Windows 7. Now, I'm unable to connect to the any of the wireless router visible through the system. It's just returning the ...
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Create laptop as Access Point [duplicate]

I'm sorry i'm newbie at Ubuntu, i'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with my laptop Asus N43SL I want to share my wireless internet from my laptop as Access Point, why? because i using android smartphone, so i ...
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How to turn Ubuntu 14.04 using Laptop into a Wireless access point?

when I trying to host internet in my Ubuntu 14.04 it's not showing Option buttons in wireless tab...like shown in this picture So help me to create a Wifi hotspot ... Thank you
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Can you make a WIFI hot spot start automatically on system start? [duplicate]

I am looking to create a WiFi hot spot that every time Ubuntu starts, a WiFi hot spot is made. I am in need of special WLAN network for a remote desktop sessions. I know that Ubuntu will every so ...
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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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I can't connect to wireless network on ubuntu 14.04

well, my wireless network was working fine, but soundly I can't connect any more to the network here is some details sudo iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ...
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Working with hostapd

I have installed hostapd in my Ubuntu 14.04 and I am relatively new to this application. In the coming days I will be doing some minor changes in the hostapd codebase and testing it around. This may ...
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Can not configure wil6210 QCA9005 to AP mode “master”

I have wil6210 installed on ubuntu 14.04 as well as 15.04. The firmware is correct for wifi mode. All devices listed proper from terminal with lspci. iw list displays all device info for both devices ...
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I am trying to connect to Wifi from Kubuntu. But Kubuntu is not detecting the wireless device

I am trying to connect to Wifi from Kubuntu. But Kubuntu is not detecting the wireless device and in the connections pane, it is showing Wifi as in disabled mode. How can this be rectified..? I am ...
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Is there a way to disable the 2.4 GHz wifi band without specifying specific BSSID's to connect to?

The following is a similar, but not the same, question. How to set wifi driver settings to prefer 5 GHz channel above 2.4 GHz I want to disable the wireless card's ability to ever connect to a 2.4 ...
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How to bridge a wireless interface with another wireless interface (both on the same computer)?

Ubuntu 14.04 Basically I am trying to accomplish the following setup - wireless internet ---> wlan0 of Ubuntu computer "bridged to" wlan1 of same Ubuntu computer ---> device with wifi The reason ...
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ubuntu hotspot not working with android devices

i have tried a lot for making hotspot , which is already include , edit connection and all , after that /etc/NetworkManager/systemconnections/{my hotspot name } , in that file i have changed ...
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Connect Ethernet network to Wireless network on one computer

I have access to the internet via ethernet port. I've been given a WiFi dongle and a task to implement WiFi access point that devices can connect to and use internet trough the ethernet port. So far ...
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Return to default iptables behavior after activating ip forwarding with hostapd

I followed this tutorial on how to create a wifi network with hostapd, assign IP addresses, and forward connections to another network interface. I have not yet set up the IP forwarding yet, because I ...
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How to setup an Access Point (Wi-Fi Router with DHCP) on a modern Ubuntu system?

The computer is a simple Raspberry Pi (or any other computer) that has a USB Wi-Fi dongle. That dongle is known to work with GNOME's network manager, so driver support is there. The distro is an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.. ...