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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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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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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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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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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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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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 sub-...
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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 built-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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, non-...
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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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Hostapd much slower than expected

I have a server running Ubuntu 16.04 that I would like to use as a wireless access point. The server has an Atheros AR9380 wireless card. I installed hostap and configured it to work as an 802.11n AP, ...
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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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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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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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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 ESSID:...
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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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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 mode=...
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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 up-to-...