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

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How to specify Wi-Fi Access Point Order?

Is there a way to specify the order which Ubuntu tries APs I notice after moving around a bit I have a lot of extra AP's some which I use more than others I'd like to push some to the top of the list ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 impacting wireless speed of other devices

I am having hp-pavilion g7-1310 us laptop and am using ubuntu 12.04 in it. I also have wireless router at my home using which I connect my laptop for internet. I also use that router to connect to ...
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Wifi hotspot disconnected after some time

I am trying to use my Ubuntu system as Wifi Hotspot, but for some reason Hotspot get disconnected on its own. Searching for the solution, I found this help : Why is my ethernet connection connecting ...
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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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Is it possible to create Hotspot (Infrastructure) from wireless?

I have 2 wireless cards, internal & usb wifi. I am connected to the internet with my USB Wifi which means that my internal wifi is idle all the time. I want to hook up my ps3 to the net as well, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Heop with adding a driver via Terminal

Have a wireless dongle device for which no drivers have been provided for by Ubuntu/Linux. I can add the driver through the Terminal and make it work. I have instructions on how to make it a ...
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Is it possible to have single wi-fi device switch between client and hotspot modes?

I have a portable ubuntu machine (ODROID) with wifi adapter. I can setup wifi hotspot with it, or I can use it to access other wifi network. The question is can I use it as hotspot, but then switch to ...
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Intermittent wireless connection in Ubuntu but not in Windows

I am new to Ubuntu. My wireless connection on Ubuntu is not consistent. It connects then disconnects and playing an ON and OFF game. Please suggest some solution. Is there something that I have ...
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No GUI, No internet connection, please help 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I tried to install ubuntu server 12.04 on my laptop. now my problem is - I am unable to connect to the internet (I have wifi ONLY connection). ubuntu didn't recognize my ...
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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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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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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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How can i get my USB wifi to work after a reboot?

I have a desktop PC with Win 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 and default GRUB, also, i have a wifi USB adapter plugged which automatically connect to my personal wifi. My problem is this: when i boot into Win 7 ...
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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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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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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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wifi EUB9603H and r8712u driver

I am working with r8712u - with a USB driver for RTL8712U/RTL8192SU devices. I have EUB9603H wifi usb card and Ubuntu 12.04. Wifi sets to wlan0 with driver r8712u. I want to run my wifi-card in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?'