Questions tagged [hot-spot]

A Hotspot is a device that offers internet connection in an area. Use this tag if you have trouble creating or using hotspots in Ubuntu.

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apt-get update problem

When i connect to my phone hotspot on my pc it connect normally and internet is ok but when i use the command sudo apt-get update doesn't work some errors appears, but when i use another phone it ...
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Hotspot on Ubuntu 23.04 terminates after a few seconds

I'm using the GUI to open a hotspot in Ubuntu 23.04 (Settings > Wifi > ... > Turn on Wifi hotspot). Then the GUI shows me the info page of the hotspot, but when I wait for a few seconds, the ...
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Ubuntu22 can't create 5G hotspot

I was trying to create ap, and found that ubuntu22 can only create 2.4GHZ hotspot, which is different from windows with the same hardware that can create 5GHZ hotspot. (I've just replaced windows10 ...
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Create Bluetooth Hotspot while connected to Wifi

OS: Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS My school has provided me with a ThinkPad L420, that (probably physically) cannot connect to wifi. More information about the ThinkPad: it came preinstalled with Windows I am ...
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Permanently Turn off wifi hotspot option

How to disable turning on wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS
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Ubuntu 22.04 -- Random pop-up Hotspot Login appearing on desktop PCs (no wifi)

Today, for the first time since, well, ever [*], I saw my PC at home showing this screen, to me absolutely mysterious, with a 404 reported by NGNIX on a Hotspot Login page. The PC is a desktop, ...
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How do I set password for Hotspot?

I have an active wired LAN connection and want to share it via my wireless radio, requiring a password to connect. This should be super easy, right? I am running Kubuntu 20.04. When I go into the ...
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ICE WLAN No Route to Host nach Update auf Ubuntu 22.04

My Dell E7470 is just running Ubuntu 22.04. Every place it's connecting to WLAN fine. But in the German ICE-trains it won't work anymore since I updated to 22.04
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Creating Wi-Fi Hotspot on Ubuntu

I read other posts here about this, and they use an Ubuntu or Linux Guest VM on a Host Machine with a WiFi Adapter or something like that, but I am confused because some of the terminal commands they ...
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Connection activation failed of Ubuntu 22.04 Hotspot

After reinstalling the Network Manager with all its missing dependencies (see for details How to reinstall the network manager with all its dependencies offline in Ubuntu 22.04) I tried to connect my ...
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How do I setup an access point that starts on every boot?

I tried following Web-E's answer on this but when I connect to the AP/hotspot I don't get an IP: How to create a Wi-Fi Hotspot (in Access Point mode)? I had to use the default hostapd conf for it to ...
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I'm going to try AP mode on Ubuntu 22.04

In Ubuntu 22.04, I purchased a wireless LAN card to do AP mode, installed a Linux driver, and made various attempts to do AP mode, but it didn't work. The iw list command recognizes the wireless LAN ...
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Hotspot Problem!

I'm using ubuntu (Distributor ID:Ubuntu, Description:Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS, Release:22.04, Codename:jammy) system in my laptop. My laptop is connected to my home wifi and I want to share hotspot from my ...
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Ubuntu ethernet error and hotspot login popup

I am not being able to connect to the internet on Ubuntu 22.04. The first thing I get is a popup message of hotspot login window saying: “Error receiving data: connection reset by peer”. I’m new to ...
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Is it possible to use a hotspot while being connected to wifi internet?

Since it is quite simple in Windows without any extra hardware or software it seems reasonable for such a feature to exist. Are there maybe any extensions or alternatives available?
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How to prevent Hotspot sleep after suspend?

I want hotspot to be always on even when my PC is on suspend. Usually when I suspend my PC which runs on Ubuntu 22.04LTS, hotspot gets turned off. I tried methods given here "https://askubuntu....
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Hostapd access point + isc-dhcp-server disconnects client after 2 seconds of authenticating

I have Ubuntu 22.04 with a Wi-Fi access point Hostapd + isc-dhcp-server and every time I connect a client it automatically disconnects after 2 seconds. Here are the contents of /etc/hostapd/hostapd....
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cant connect to ubuntu hotspot 22.10 through the QR code from my android 12 or iphone [closed]

I am trying to connect my phone to the ubuntu hotspot , but it keeps saying in the phone after reading the QRcode, that is not connection and I should check it. After that the hotspot in ubuntu close ...
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Can't create 5Ghz wifi hotspot on ubuntu 22.04.1

I recently bought an RT3572 chip based usb wifi adapter, but i can't seem to be able to create a 5Ghz hotspot, when i try to in ubuntu 22.04, this is the output of dmesg: here's my hotspot ...
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Strange problem with WiFi hotspot

I use wifi hotspot on my home server (ubuntu) to share a wired connection wirelessly. The system is connected to a paid VPN. On client machines i have internet access and public ip is the ip of vpn. ...
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No wifi hotspot when docker is enabled

When I started the docker service/socket, I'm no more able to share my laptop connection via wifi hotspot. To be more precise, my phone still detects my hotspot, I enter the password, it tells me '...
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Use Custom DNS for devices connected to hotspot

So, I run a WiFi hotspot on my Ubuntu Machine (22.04 LTS). I want to make it so that devices that connect to it will use a custom DNS server. The reason for this is so I don't have to manually ...
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Could not connect to wifi hotspot when ufw is enabled

I have a wifi hotspot with Ubuntu 22.04. Without UFW enabled, my phone connects just fine and can browse the internet. With UFW enabled, I could not connect.
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Ubuntu hotspot won't connect

I tried to change Ubuntu 18.04 hotspot password using nm-connection-editor command, after turning on the hotspot it showed that the password changed but when i tried to connect my phone it won't ...
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Is it possible to enable DHCP server on wlan interface during startup?

To change a box to unattended AP, DHCP service need to be bound to the wlan interface during the system startup. But there is few article to mention how to assign a static IP to the wireless card ...
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Phone has no internet when connecting to Hotspot

I am new and hope I will make myself understandable and will post in adequation with the rules here :-) I am trying to setup a wifi hotspot under Ubuntu 22.04 to forward internet from the ethernet ...
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Some internet services do not work when using my phone hotspot

I have a problem on Ubuntu 20.04.03 When connecting to the wifi through my phone hotspot some internet services such as Slack, Gmail or even Netflix, Prime video do not work. They either do not load, ...
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How to whitelisting hotspot from the firewall ubuntu 22.04

I have to disable the firewall to use hotspot or else other devices can't connect to internet, so I'm assuming hotspot blocked it. I have tried other ways like downgrade wpa_supplicant or add new ...
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Cannot Create Hotspot on Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I have been able to create a hotspot successfully using a VivoBook E203M previously, but I now have a replacement E203M and it fails as follows: "Network - Requesting a WiFi network address for '...
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Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS - Hotspot - Connected but without internet on Android 11

After upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04, the hotspot didn't work correctly anymore. It worked well on version 20.04. I have tried some solutions like removing the old Hotspot and creating a new one without ...
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Unable to connect with the hotspot created on ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS desktop. I want to share the ethernet connection via wifi hotspot on my laptop. After turning on the hotspot, I am not able to connect any device from the hotspot, it ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 limit who can connect to my hotspot/ set it to connect to a particular device only and invisible to others

Since there is a bug in the recent ubuntu 22.04 which prevents my phone to connect to the hotspot when the hotspot is created using WPA3 security. Found in an online forum that creating the hotspot ...
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How to revert automatic hot-spot setup?

Long ago I set my Ubuntu 21.04 to automatically start a WiFi hot-spot at startup or simply why turning on the WiFi (I was keeping my laptop connected to Ethernet all day and I needed WiFi nearby). I ...
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Open which ports with UFW hotspot

I have a wifi hotspot with Ubuntu 22.04. Without UFW enabled, my phone connects just fine and can browse the internet. With UFW enabled, I could not connect. So then in UFW, I opened domain (53), ...
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unable to connect from phone to unbuntu hotspot

I have set up a hotspot in ubuntu(running 22.04) using nm-connector-editor, but I cant connect to this hotspot from any android devices while connecting a windows laptop to the same ubuntu hotspot ...
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UBUNTU 22 Hotspot is not connecting

On Ubuntu 22, When hotspot is created, it is discoverable by other devices. But when I try to connect it, the status turns to saved, but mobile device is not connected. I tried it with multiple ...
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Can't connect to ubuntu 22.04 hotspot

wifi hotspot is created easily and is visible to other devices too. but on the other hand after typing password to connect it just do nothing. can't able to connect my ubuntu 22.04 created hotspot can ...
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The network list doesn't show all the available WiFi networks (22.04, 20.04)

I just upgraded from ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04. The problem is that my personal hotspot doesn't show up in the networks list. Well, the network does show sometimes. But not all the time. I had the same ...
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How do I use UFW to block a device in Ubuntu hotspot?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 20.04, which connected to the internet via ethernet. I have setup a WiFi hotspot on this machine, so that I can share its internet connection. Say, I have third device (...
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Creating a WPA3 Wi-Fi hotspot fails all the time

When I am trying to create a Wi-Fi hotspot that should offer a WPA3 Personal encryption, all CPUs are running mad for a few seconds before Ubuntu tells me that the creation of the hotspot failed. ...
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How to connect to my phones's hotspot automatically as soon as it is detected by my desktop?

I have two devices through which i access the internet on my Ubuntu 21.10 desktop:a portable broadband device (always active/on) and my android phone's hotspot (active occasionally to save battery). ...
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Ubuntu is not connecting to wifi from iphone's personal hotspot

When i try to connect my ubuntu with iphone's personal hotspot it won't connect in certain times, But sometimes it will recognize the device and connect to WiFi but it will automatically disconects in ...
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How to see and manage the connected devices on your Ubuntu hotspot?

I would like to check how many devices including mine are connected to the active hotspot, and perhaps manage the devices by kicking out unwanted devices that might be connected to my hotspot. I was ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 hotspot not working [duplicate]

I occasionally require hotspot from my laptop which runs Ubuntu 20.04 and till yesterday it was working, but without me doing anything it stopped. It shows that my Hotspot is on, it shows signals even ...
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is there any shortcut to turn on hotspot?

is there any shortcut to turn on hot-spot. Its to long procedure to turn on hot-spot. Its my daily need procedure. Please suggest me any short cut to turn on/off hot-spot directly.
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Can't create Wi-Fi hotspot while connected with wire on Ubuntu 20.04

There are some answers for the previous Ubuntu versions, but I couldn't apply them since the network settings interface has changed. I can create a wi-fi hotspot while I am not connected with a wire. ...
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Fall back to hotspot when no Wi-Fi network is available

I am running Kubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. I want my Wi-Fi card to create a hotspot if it cannot find one of the networks to connect to. I plan on taking this system out in the boonies and want to run headless ...
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How can I use VNC to connect to Ubuntu 18.04 via a WiFi hotspot without Internet access?

I've enabled a WiFi hotspot and enabled sharing using the Gnome Desktop Settings and using bVNC on a phone, everything works as it should-- as long as the PC is connected to the internet via another ...
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Bridging static LAN with outside dynamic WLAN

long time leecher first time poster so excuse me for beginner mistakes, i'm also tired after trying for hours: I'm trying to set up a bridge between a static LAN (internal network) and a dynamic WLAN (...
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Wifi-Ap snap, Simultaneous Client and Access Point now working

I've tried running "Simultaneous STA / AP Mode" using wifi-ap snap as described here: https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/simultaneous-sta-ap-mode/19964 Tested on Ubuntu Server 20 and Ubuntu Core ...
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