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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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Creating a WiFi hotspot in Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I am new to Xubuntu and I would like to know if I could setup a WiFi hotspot from a Wifi connection? How can I realize that?
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Unable to connect mobile hotspot to the laptop

I am new to ubuntu platform. Currently I am unable to connect mobile hotspot to the laptop even after lots of efforts. I dont understand whats going wrong. Can somebody please help me out?!
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Ubuntu 18.04 : firefox unable to connect to mobile hotspot but USB tethering and other wireless connections work fine

I have a very strange problem, which I must say, I haven't faced before. Recently I upgraded my system from 16.04 to 18.04 in my HP laptop. I generally access internet via wireless connection. Most ...
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How to log hotspot login activity

I like many am having hotspot login related problems (where I can login using my Android phone but not with Ubuntu) but unlike anything that I've found, I just want to log the related messages. I've ...
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Editing system-connections/Hotspot file gives authorisation error while connecting Ubuntu Hotspot

I have successfully created hotspot in Ubuntu to share my wired internet connection. Newly formed connection works fine with WPA. I edited hotspot connection using nm-connection-editor command. ...
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Network Hotspot full screen popup comes and goes [closed]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, facing some sort of weird things. This problem is recently occurring, where a window pops up out of nothing with title Network Hotspot and exits within a ...
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Slow speed on Hotspot created from Ubuntu 18.04 with RTL8723BE Wireless Network Adapter

This question is duplicate of this question. I am running 18.04 and having same problems as that of the linked question that is my hotspot created by linux gives very slow internet speed on my mobile. ...
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Prevent Hotspot from automatically starting after system startup

I used Hotspot to share my Internet connection with my phone for some time. Since then, whenever I start my PC, Hotspot directly starts and I can not use Wi-Fi (on my PC) unless I turn the Hotspot ...
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Can I connect the wifi and create hotspot with only 1 wireless card?

It seems that with one wireless network card, I can either connect the wifi or create hotspot. But in windows, I can connect the wifi, create hostspot and share the network with the hotspot as the ...
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Allow device to stay in network but block their internet access

I have created a hotspot from my laptop using hotspotd (https://github.com/prahladyeri/hotspotd). I want to do the following: Whenever a new device tries to connect to my hotspot, I want it to be ...
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Use Ethernate Connection for Wifi Hotspot

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 in my laptop.The Internal Wifi Card is not working properly so I am using external wifi card(iBaton) the name of driver is Bus 003 Device 002: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, ...
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18.04 - Wifi Hotspot does not come up after reboot

I had a working WiFi Hotspot config, but after reboot it doesn't come up. Syslog tells me : https://pastebin.com/Te4ik2Yq looks like the "Problem" is here: Jul 23 08:51:37 testmachine01 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Hot-Spot , iPhone cannot connect

I am using ubuntu 18.04 and succesfully launched a Hot-Spot from my computer. My iPhone is able to recognize the network, but when I tried to connect, it just shows as if it was connecting but doesnt ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Hotspot doesn't work

Recently I needed to use Hotspot, unlike previous versions the process here is very automatic which is very unpleasant in some sense because you can't set your own password or edit other Wi-Fi ...
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Hotspot is not visible to other device and Airplane mode always ON after boot and Bluetooth not working

I have tried all the method I have found so far. One procedure I had also followed at the link Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers. My network adaptor is "Broadcom Limited BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:...
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How can I create WIFI hotspot while i am connected to a wifi?

Yes maybe it is a duplicate post, BUT no! I saw questions on this forum but mod=ad or what is not worked for me So, How can I create a WIFI hotspot while i am connected to a wifi with an integrated ...
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Any GUI apps / Easy method for creating Wifi Hotspot in Lubuntu

I am on Lubuntu 18.04 LTS. I want to create a hotspot in a simple way so that I can share my LAN (wired) connection with my Android phone. Tried several method, including manually creating wifi ...
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How to solve this problem when creating a wifi hotspot?

(2) Connection 'Wi-Fi connection 1' is not available on the device wlp2s0 at this time. My network information is as follows. 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller (rev ...
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How to use the same WiFi adapter to browse Internet and create a hotspot? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 64 bit, I can create a hostpot like this. However, as soon as the hotspot is created, the Internet gets disconnected. On Windows, it's possible to share the Wireless connection ...
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Broadcast UDP traffic over a wired link shuts down bridged WiFi hotspot

Not sure if it's better to ask here or on the network engineering exchange, but since I'm looking for an Ubuntu-specific solution, here goes. Configuration: Ubuntu 16.04, WiFi hotspot via hostapd, ...
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UFW doesn't work with hotspot

I am not expert in Ubuntu. I created a new hotspot using "Edit connection..." menu. It works fine. Now, when I block some IP addresses with UFW, it doesn't apply to traffic passing through the ...
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Wifi hotspot doesnt work reliably - how to diagnose?

With 16.04 creating a wifi hotspot on my laptop worked flawlessly. I have now moved on to 17.10 (fresh install), and suddenly wifi hotspot doesnt work anymore. When I connect my smartphone, ...
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Wifi hotspot disconnects with the message: “Activation of network connection failed.” after some time

I am trying to create a Wifi hotspot on a laptop running Ubuntu 18.04, but after about half a minute a message pops up saying: "Activation of network connection failed." I tried creating the hotspot ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 3000 hotspot not working

A few days ago I purchased a new Dell Inspiron 15 3567 series, with Ubuntu preloaded on it (did not want to pay Micros@ft's toll);) WiFi is working, but when a hotspot is initiated to share the wired ...
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Why my hotspot does not connects more than 7 devices

I had odroid-xu4 with dietpi OS.Im using wifi adapter(TP-Link TL-WN722N) as a hotspot using the following link :hotspot creation link My hostapd configuration: # This is the name of the WiFi ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 won't connect to mobile hotspot

I just installed Ubuntu 17.10 alongside Windows 8. My wifi router isn't working so I am stuck with using a hotspot from Samsung Galaxy S Duos. Ubuntu recognizes the hotspot network but when I try to ...
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Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 simultaneous WiFi + Access point

I mean to have my laptop under Ubuntu 16.04LTS as both an Access Point and using it also to connect to internet (e.g., browsing). I found that this is possible. I would need $ iw list Wiphy phy0 ....
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How to open port from hotspot

I have created an hotspot with xubuntu 16.04. I can ping the 2nd from the 1st and the 1st from the 2nd, but with ssh I can't reach the 1st PC where the hotspot is configured. This is the error I am ...
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Set up autoconnect to hot-spot only when ethernet connection

I currently switch between the following two set-ups on a daily basis: 1) Being connected to the internet via a WiFi network. 2) Having my (Ubuntu 16.04) laptop connected to the internet via a wired ...
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max number of clients on “mobile” hotspot [closed]

I wanna use Ubuntu on a "normal" Laptop with a Wifi-Card and creating a mobile Hotspot (offline or online doesn't matter). How many clients can connect to this hotspot simultaneously? Does it depend ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 slow connection to iPhone wifi hotspot

Connection to my home router wifi is normal. But when I set my iPhone as hotspot. I can rarely connect to it (it is extremely slow even when successfully connected). The iPhone hotspot setting should ...
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Why Ubuntu is unable to share Wi-Fi hotspot through Wi-Fi? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. Is there a way to create a hotspot using Wi-Fi as windows 10 is capable of?
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Cannot log in to WiFi hotspot on Ubuntu 17.10: Name or service not known

I'm trying to connect to my library's WiFi which previously worked on Ubuntu 17.04 and which is currently working on my phone. However as soon as I log in to Ubuntu (before opening my browser) I get a ...
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Setting up WPA/WPA2 Enterprise Hotspot with Certificates

I'm trying to learn about the enterprise hotspot and how the certification is done on AP & on client side. To get my feet wet, I'm trying to setup a WPA/WPA2 enterprise hotspot on Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Slow speed on Hotspot created from Ubuntu 16.04 with RTL8723BE Wireless Network Adapter

History I ran into a weird problem yesterday(on 13 Jan 2018). My Ubuntu was not able to get strong signals of Wifi. I once encountered this problem before and was able to fix it using this post. The ...
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Create Wifi Hotspot on ubuntu which is itself connected via wifi [duplicate]

Most of the laptops(including mine) have 2 frequency for wifi drivers(2.4GHz and 5GHz). There should be a way to connect to wifi from one frequency and create wifi hotspot from other. NOTE:- I was ...
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Hotspot with dnsmasq to resolve local hosts

I have a Hotspot configured to share my wired Internet connection with other devices, the hotspot is started using nmcli con up Hotspot ifname virtual. The hostspot is up and use the IP 10.42.0.1 ...
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Ubuntu-hosted hotspot with logging

I have an older system that I'd like to turn into a wireless hotspot with device and website logging. One option would be to couple a proxy server with access point software (Ubuntu default hotspot + ...
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phone connects to wifi hotspot (Ubuntu 17.10) but I can't browse

I am getting an error when initiating the Wi-Fi hotspot that reads: Turn On Wi-Fi Hotspot? It is not possible to access the internet through your wireless while the hotspot is active. Wi-Fi hotspots ...
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How to make coova chilli works without radius?

I have coova chilli installed on my gateway. I want to configure coova chili to redirect the authentication to an external captive portal. The authentication will be done by the external captive ...
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Can't connect to personal hotspot ubuntu 17.10, please help

I already create personal hotspot, that show me the nerwork name and wep Password but i can't connect that from my phone Thanks
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Wi-fi hotspot doesn't transmit data

Wi-fi hot-spot doesn't transmit data after startup or just doesn't work properly, however it is possible to connect to it. After turning it off and on it changes it's network name and there is no ...
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Wifi hotspot Ubuntu 17.10 activated but there is no wifi list on android phones

I am using my ethernet cable and wanted to share a connection via wifi hotspot on Ubuntu 17.10. I've been trying to enter the Wifi ID and password manually on my phone in case it is hidden but there ...
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Slow wifi connection on a laptop via android hotspot

I have a problem with wifi connection on my laptop when I'm connecting via a hotspot on my anfroid phone. I can connect successfully however the speed is extremaly slow. My operation system is kubuntu ...
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How to create wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 17.10

I have not found any answer on how to create Wi-Fi hotspot in Ubuntu 17.10. I have found how to change the password of an existing hotspot. Also I found how to create in Ubuntu 16.04, but I can't ...
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How to create hotspot without internet connection?

I am using XUbuntu 17.10 and i have created a wifi hotspot, the problem is i want to use the hotspot for samba and other things that don't require an internet connection. how do i create a wifi ...
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How to view connections on Ubuntu's Hotspot Access Point?

Using Ubuntu as a Hotspot access point is a very seamless setup, though there are a number of steps. However I can't find any reference to how to view the connections... the number of connections, ...
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Windows 10-like hotspot program for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot setup I need to create something like the above in Ubuntu to connect my chromecast in my dorm room. It basically re-routes the wifi connection. This seems to be impossible ...
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How to change password of hotspot in Ubuntu gnome 17.04? [duplicate]

There are no options like "Edit Connections" as suggested by many other questions.Does anybody know how to change password?
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Create hotspot from LAN cable in ubuntu 17.04 gnome using terminal

I have been searching this but could not find a proper solution. Creating it directly from Network Manager GUI doesn't work. It gives the following error: Activation of network connection failed. If ...