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As long as you only use this on your private home network and you don't share the network with other people that you don't know/trust (such as in an apartment complex), then you should be fine. WPA2 can be breached through brute-force attacks but someone would have to be in range of your wifi connection in order to attempt to gain access, and if you're very ...


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If you are running Windows try creating an 'ext4' partition on the unallocated space. I was facing similar problem with Windows 8 but creating a partition beforehand solved the problem. Personally i use Minitools Partition Manager as the windows partition manager does not allow creating a ext4 partition.


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The simplest method is using nethogs : sudo apt-get install nethogs sudo nethogs wlan0


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ap-hotspot is pretty outdated as the developer has stopped working on it for quite some time now. I suggest using create_ap as an alternative. To install, type the following in terminal. git clone https://github.com/oblique/create_ap cd create_ap make install Complete details on installation and use is found here.


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There is no package hostpad, thats right. The package name is hostapd, a user space IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator. Therefore sudo apt-get install hostapd The package is in the universe repositories. Check your configuration via Software & Updates. Select the right entry and select Main server.


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The easiest way is to upgrade kernel. Run in terminal sudo apt-get linux-generic-lts-vivid and reboot after installation finishes. But you have to be connected to internet by wire or a USB dongle. If it is not easy, you can try to boot with a previous kernel using grub menu.


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It seems that from the menu "Edit connections", that you can find clicking on the icon on the top panel (Ubuntu Unity), you can delete only wireless connections. If you have other networks like phone networks you have to delete them in the /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections folder. You have to become root to delete any subfolder in that folder. For ...


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Hi If you are dual booting or using a PC, firstly ensure your Ethernet does not turn off connection to save power, may not be The Solution but it is one step closer. there are 2 that need turning off. Do this Control Panel/device manager/Network adapters right click Properties / power management/ Un-tick "Allow computer to turn Off this device to save ...


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I've had a similar problem on my Lenovo Y50 (rtl8723be), where wifi would disconnect with random intervals (between 5-10 minutes) I found this thread that matched my problems: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2262957 where user Pilot6 suggests to update drivers from this repository https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new and it looks like it has ...


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The problem is in some of your sysctl settings: net.ipv6.conf.wlan1.accept_ra = 1 This one is fine: accept Router Advertisements net.ipv6.conf.wlan1.accept_ra_defrtr = 0 But this one tells your system not to accept the default route from the RA. The RA does advertise the router as a default gateway. If you want your system to learn this then you have ...



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