Questions tagged [wifi-direct]

Wi-Fi Direct, initially called Wi-Fi P2P, is a Wi-Fi standard that enables devices to connect easily with each other without requiring a wireless access point and to communicate at typical Wi-Fi speeds for everything from file transfer to internet connectivity.

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Wifi keep asking for password

I installed dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7 on a notebook. In Windows i have no problem with wifi but in Ubuntu it keep asking for password .
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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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WiFi Direct / Networkmanager / Ubuntu 20.04

I got a case when I need to establish WiFi Direct (WiFi-P2P) by using NetworkManager (nmcli). As for now, I use Ubuntu 20.04. It seems that my network adapter should support WiFi-P2P connections. iw ...
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Problem: wifi icon is missed and in additional driver there is no diriver related to wifi.(ubuntu 20.04)

when I write in terminal: $ lshw -c network Then the answer is: WARNING: you should run this program as super-user. *-network description: Ethernet interface product: ...
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No wi-fi adaptor found and trackpad isn't working

Today I dualbooted win11 and ubuntu and I faced two problems which is the wifi adaptor not being recognised and trackpad isn't working. I am using a hp laptop and I believe wifi adaptor is built in (I'...
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Is it possible to use MiracleCast with Miracast over Infrastructure (MICE)

I can't find any proper documentation about MiracleCast supporting Miracast over Infrastructure (MICE) and I was wondering if its possible to use MICE with MiracleCast somehow or I just have to use ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth not working simultaneously

I dual-booted my laptop with ubuntu 20.04 and windows 10. In Ubuntu when I'm trying to use wifi and Bluetooth simultaneously they are interfering with each other. I'm unable to use the internet ...
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There a quicker way between Ubuntu and my android to send files instead of Bluetooth or cable

Is There a quicker way between Ubuntu and my android to send files instead of Bluetooth or usb cable? Am I aware of quick share that uses wifi. can this be done? I'm using a Samsung galaxy note 10. I'...
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error: ‘Default’ is not a member of ‘ns3::YansWifiPhyHelper’

I want to compile file "third.cc" on ns3.33 simulator and I have that error: error: ‘Default’ is not a member of ‘ns3::YansWifiPhyHelper’ 108 | YansWifiPhyHelper phy = YansWifiPhyHelper::...
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WiFi driver not working in 20.04 LTS. When I try to install bcmwl-kernel-source it gives error [duplicate]

WiFi driver not working in 20.04 LTS. When I try to install bcmwl-kernel-source it gives error eamon@eamon  ~  sudo apt-get --purge remove bcmwl-kernel-source Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to switch between USB Dongle and Wifi connection in Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 20 server in my Raspberry pi board which I have connected with Wifi. I have installed a 3G Dongle to the ubuntu server. Now the 3G Dongle connection is also working fine. Right ...
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Ubuntu not recognising only my home WiFi

Like, the Wifi adapter is finding all wifi except my home router. I tried connecting through the hidden connections. Restarted the laptop. Recently I installed NPM, OQASP JUICE SHOP, DVWA, Google ...
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what's the current best way to connect 2 Ubuntus together on wifi?

I'd like to migrate my old home from an Ubuntu 19.04 to a new laptop running 20.04. Normally I'd use ssh/scp,rsync and unison. Can't use a cable as the new laptop doesn't have ethernet port. Not sure ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 says that Wi-Fi is connected but doesn't allow me to connect to the internet

I think this question has been asked multiple times all for different versions but I still have had no luck connecting to the internet. When I connect to my router from Wifi settings it gives me a ...
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Problem installing Dual Band USB Adapter 2.4/5GHz Wi-Fi on Ubuntu 18.04.4

DUAL BAND USB ADAPTER 2.4/5GHz 1200(866+300)Mbps WIRELESS SPEED WITH 802.11ac So lately I bought Dual Band USB Adapter with the driver on the CD to install on Windows, Mac, and Linux. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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can I share my laptop's internet access with another PC through Lan cable?

I am in a rather limited situation that is my house only has Wifi and no Lan(Ethernet) socket on any wall. And, I have a PC that does not have any Wifi adapter and only has usb or Lan sockets. I can ...
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Is there a way to set miracast over infrastructure mode for p2p interface

Hi all I just wanted to know is it possible to enable a p2p-dev-wlan0(p2p interface) for miracast over infrastructure mode. I think from wpa_cli we can set ap_vendor_elements to append the beacon and ...
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Show WiFi List and Connect WiFi from command line interface in Ubuntu 16.04

I use ubuntu 16.04. I have design one webpage,in webpage They show wifi list Then I select one wifi network and enter password of this network. So I will make 2 scripts,they running in background on ...
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P2P on rtl8812au not working

How to use P2P operations using rtl8812au driver? I have tried almost every driver which are available out there in github and also in the linux home; none of them are actually working correctly. ...
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Problem in downloading torrent file from a college network?

Today I have download a torrent file in my college from internet, so i decide it to download from college network (LAN / WI-FI) with the transmission in Ubuntu 18.04. 15 mins later, downloading status ...
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What to do after P2P-INVITATION-RECEIVED in wpa_supplicant?

I am trying to implement Wifi-display in linux. My wpa_supplicant config contains config_methods=display pbc . Some android devices is sending P2P-INVITATION-RECEIVED with unkown-Network and go-dev-...
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Ubuntu Miracast applications if any?

Hello guys is there any application which has the same functionalities of Miracle-cast on Ubuntu, even if its not open-source i would like to know as i wanted it on my Ubuntu 16.04 platform. "NOTE: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not recognizing wifi adapter

http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/ZkJtXSxwcX/ In the link you can find all the information regarding my wifi being shown in ubuntu 18.04. I am using Lenovo Y520.
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Realtek Wifi is Not Working on Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have just installed latest Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my new purchased low config laptop along side Windows 10 (duel boot). Everything of Installation was working fine but the Wifi is not working. ...
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Atheros Wi-Fi doesn't work on ubuntu 17.10 for Acer Aspire

After command sudo lspci | grep Network I got : 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev31) There is good news, when getting to wireless ...
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possibility of concurrent p2p and AccessPoint modes in single wifi interface

Is it possible to setup one wifi interface in Access point mode and another virtual interface in p2p mode concurrently? If not why? My device supports p2p and AP: iw list shows this : valid interface ...
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Need guidance to install Miraclecast using Cmake

I'm new to Ubuntu and went through the readme file on MiracleCast zip download. I'm using CMake, but can't seem to figure out what to do once i download the zip folder. How i use CMake to download and ...
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WiFi automatically disconnects in Ubuntu 16.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in dual boot with Windows. Everything is working fine in Windows. However, in Ubuntu, WiFi gets disconnected automatically. Below are the ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 WiFi Direct Printer?

I want to use a wireless printer from another network, it's own. As of 17.10, if I connect to that network, the printer shows up almost instantly. How can I configure Ubuntu to use the printer's ...
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Wifi disconnecting while downloading file

I have a problem - while downloading files through WiFi, in the middle WiFi disconnects and I get this message: RTL871X: rtw_cmd_thread: DriverStopped(0) SurpriseRemoved(1) break at line 507 [...
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I want Ubuntu to be a Miracast host, and the video coming in to be available as /dev/videoX

Are there any projects that are capable of being a Miracast host, and that make the video available through video4linux (/dev/videoX)?
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Miraclecast on 16.04

I'm trying to install Miraclecast on 16.04, but the installation isn't working (I barely know where to start). Somebody can explain how I could install Miraclecast? This is the error: ./autogen.sh: ...
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WiFi problems on Lenovo Yoga 13, works for a short time and disconnects

I'm running a dual boot of Ubuntu 16.04 with Windows 10 on a Lenovo Yoga 13. The problem is as follows: When using Ubuntu, WiFi works for a very short period of time and later disconnects. I'm only ...
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16.04 Project display to smart TV wirelessly

Does anyone know how to project or screencast the display to a smart TV wirelessly? I don't want to use HDMI or any corded connection. I just want to use my smart TV for work purposes and I want to ...
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How to install Airnef on Ubuntu 16.04?

I have downloaded airnef (http://www.testcams.com/airnef/) a camera to computer wireless utility but am unable to install on Ubuntu 16.04, any help on simple installation would be greatly appreciated.
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Wi-Fi Direct and simulateous broadban connection?

Does any have any tips/experience/links that would show the configuration to enable a Wi-Fi Direct connection and normal Wi-Fi (broadband to a Access Point) at the same time? From the Wi-fi.org ...
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How can I receive files on ubuntu via dukto app from my Android device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, and I installed DUKTO app on both it and my Android device. I can receive files from my PC, but I can't receive files going to my PC. I entered my PC's IP to the app on ...
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Wifi P2P wpa_supplicant - failed to create p2p device interface

I'm trying to configure wifi p2p connection with ubuntu, but I have some issues. In particular I followed this guide and this one Almost everything seems ok, but when I lunch the command: sudo ./...
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No WIFI Access in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I've Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 installed on HP Pavilion N013TX. I am not able to use wifi on my laptop. There's only wired connection in the network setting. My ubuntu software is up to date. I've also ...
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Fatal error during compilation of wpa_supplicant. Don't know what to do

I'm a relative noob. Trying to add WiFi Direct to my 12.04 installation on an old netbook. I was following this advice: How to get wifi direct( wifi p2p) on my HP DM1 laptop? First, I downloaded ...
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wifi is not working, audio is not playing

i inistalled the ubuntu yesterday in to my computer, this is not my computer, my computer's model is dell latitude d630 audio is not working, also my wifi is not working. if i try to install any ...
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Wifi is not working in Dell Vostro 2420 after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell Vostro 2420 pre-installed with Ubuntu, now re-installed manually, but wifi stopped working, I tried some of the methods shown in other threads for similar problems. One of the method I ...
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Cannot create wifi hotspot

I used connectify to create hotspot in windows. in ubuntu 12.04 i want to create an hotspot, i tried ap-hotspot to create hotspot but it is showing Your wireless card does not support Access Point ...
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How to get Lubuntu to forget wifi connection when new user logs in

My wifi works fine on my Lubuntu system, but is there a way to make it forget the wifi login credentials after a user logs out? I need other users to sign in with their own (web authorization page-) ...
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How to access hostspot in mobile phone?

Is it possible to access hotspot in mobile phone or not? After I start Hotspot from my laptop,the hotspot id is shown in the mobile while I refresh for the available wifi's but it never gets connected....
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Why doesn't Android recognize the WiFi hotspot created via Ubuntu?

I have created WiFi hot spot via my Ubuntu laptop. And now I turned on WiFi in my Android mobile to access the internet but I'm unable to view the hotspot that I had created via Ubuntu laptop. Did I ...
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WiFi is not working in ubuntu 12.10

I want to connect to WiFi but there is no option for it in the network settings, though I am able to see the bluetooth option under wireless network. What should I do? Tell me if some patch is missing ...
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Ubuntu as Miracast Sender/receiver

I couldn't find anything about Ubuntu acting as a Miracast receiver or sender. Can it work at all? Are there hardware prerequisites? Is WiFi a requirement or can it work over LAN or another kind of ...
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Atheros drivers support for wifi direct

My laptop has a wireless pci (Atheros AR242x / AR252x) that doesn't seem to support 802.11n. By default it uses the ath5k kernel drivers.From 'iw list' command I can see that it doesn't support P2P-GO/...
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Wifi Direct P2P-go and P2P-client support in ubuntu

I am trying to get wifi direct working on a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 When I type the command 'iw list' it doesn't show P2P-client or P2P-go under 'supported interface modes.From http://wireless....
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