Questions tagged [wireless-access-point]

Questions about devices that provide wireless network access to compatible devices.

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Error in network definition: expected sequence switchports - What does that mean?

Running Ubuntu 22.04 and QEMU/KVM, I currently experimenting with QEMU/KVM guests OpenWrt and Windows 10, which can see each other over an empty bridge. The Windows 10 guest has three virtual NICs, ...
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WIFI AP: Limited # of connections... Any 20+ STN USB dongle known to work?

for all of my IoT devices, I decided "hey, time for more security. Let's setup some NUC with onboard wifi to provide access to those, limit outbound connections, block incoming ones, and check ...
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wpa_supplicant conflicting with hostapd on the same interface

I am trying to make wpa_supplicant and hostapd work simultaneously in order to use a single interface to connect to a wifi network and to generate an access point (that does not provide internet). If ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.4 Server in wifi AP+STA

I'm trying to configure a PC running Ubuntu 20.04.4 Server with both a wifi interface and an AP interface on the same wifi card. Similar to what RaspAP does: https://docs.raspap.com/ap-sta/ I've done ...
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phone can't connect to the ubuntu hotspot

I created a hotspot as you can see in the photo but when I connect with my phone its not working, I tried other phone and it's the same thing! What I can do please it's an emergencyenter image ...
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Two wireless cards, only one connects now

I have two WiFi cards connected to my computer, one assigned to connectify to serve as a bonding hotspot. By mistake, I had my eth0 and my wlxb44bd62bf5e0 on the same IP range from two different ...
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Ubuntu AP not assigning IP address

I am running Ubuntu 20.4 and via the settings GUI I configured it as access point to share the wired connection to other devices (ubuntu computer, android smartphones). The access point starts, the ...
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Is it safe to use Speedify with Ubuntu?

Recently I have been reading about how to install Speedify on Linux (Ubuntu and Raspberry Pi OS). I have found that both "speedify" and "speedifyui" now exist within the Synaptic ...
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wpa supplicant daemon failed to start

I have installed Gorrilla Ubuntu on virtual box and I have a Ralink5370. I tried running: ifup wlan0 It returned this error How can I bring up the interface and allow devices to connect to the AP?
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How to disable WPA1 security and keep only WPA2-AES wifi hotspot on Ubuntu 18.04

WPA1 is not secure I want to keep only WPA2-AES. WHen I run nmcli device wifi list I get message below: IN-USE SSID MODE CHAN RATE SIGNAL BARS SECURITY * na Infra 1 0 Mbit/...
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Ubuntu hotspot in my Dell Studio is not connecting to any device

I have created Ubuntu Hotspot in my Ubuntu 20.04.2. When I tried to connect it to my Android phone or my other Laptop, "Joining "My-WiFI" timed out. please retry later." My Laptop ...
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How do I create a wireless access point using only one wireless NIC but 2 different SSID:s?

I would like to create a wireless access point using only one wireless NIC but having 2 different SSID:s, is this even possible? It would be perfect if clients connecting to the different SSID:s also ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 WiFi access point without subnet/DHCP server

I have Mac Mini with Ubuntu 20.04 server installed (so no GUI). And want to use it as a WiFi access point, without NAT/DHCP server (so, given that main Mikrotik router is 192.168.88.1, both Mac Mini ...
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Connected to hotspot using create_ap but no internet connection. Please help

Background info This is a strange project. It's an on-going ubuntu experiment and learning experience for me. I want to create a portable Plex Media Server on an External SSD ubuntu. Firstly - I must ...
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What is meant by no wireless extension?

Whenever I type iwconfig. Some of the network interface cards show no wireless extension. What does it possibly mean ?
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Enterprise Wifi disconnected

When I am connecting to my company wifi which is an enterprise WPA2 network, using PEAP authentication and MSCHAPv2 I got connected well for like 1 or 2 minutes then I got disconnected for like 1 or 2 ...
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Only one device can connect to accesspoint created with wifi-ap

I'm using a Dell Edge Gateway 3001 running Ubuntu Server 18.04 to connect IoT Devices sharing the Ethernet (and GSM later on) connection. I've used the wifi-ap snap to configure the AP and it seem to ...
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Set multiple wifi access points in Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to configure the network in Ubuntu 20.04. I would like to set up several wifi access points under the same interface. I am using the following configuration right now: # This file is ...
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create_ap systemctl service failing

I setup config for create_ap $ cat /etc/create_ap.conf CHANNEL=default GATEWAY=192.168.1.1 WPA_VERSION=2 ETC_HOSTS=0 DHCP_DNS=gateway NO_DNS=0 NO_DNSMASQ=0 HIDDEN=0 MAC_FILTER=0 MAC_FILTER_ACCEPT=/...
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Configure a 5GHz channel for Wireless Access Point with hostapd in 16.04 LTS?

I want to make a WiFi Access Point with Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS, hostapd and this PCIe WiFi card which supports 802.11a/b/g/n: Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)...
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Ubuntu Router Access Point

I made an Ubuntu Access Point. The AP is based on Ubuntu server 18.04. Initially it's working but after a while ( after reboot some times ) I can always connect with the AP but i have no access to ...
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detailed how to or example needed to setup an access point using netplan

As headline stated: I am looking for instructions on how to setup an access point using netplan, including setting up a bridge between eth0 and wlan0. DHCP Server would be my router, to which the ...
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Unable to connect to netplan managed wifi AP

im currently setting up my home network infrastructure. Because i have multiple usages and only a single server, i installed proxmox as host system and created a pfsense based VM to use as firewall. ...
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wifi doesn't work directly on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 18.04 in my PC together with Windows 10. When the WiFi works on Windows and I restart the computer to Ubuntu, the WiFi is OK even in Ubuntu. But when the computer is shuted down and I ...
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If I make a hotspot and connect my mobile to my laptop, can an ISP detect it?

I am running a hotspot using the create_ap bash script on Ubuntu. Is there any way for an ISP to detect the devices connected to a computer on which a hotspot is made?
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Connecting wireless interface to bridge - MAC addressing

I've been playing around with my network settings and tried to use hostapd to create a WiFi hotspot based on the virtual software access point virt1 (10.10.0.1/24). This does work flawlessly using NAT ...
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Create a WiFi access point that shares the Ethernet connection

I'm using Ubuntu Server 18.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3. The idea of what I'm trying to achieve is represented by the following schema: Raspberry Pi WiFi ┌──...
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Setup an Access Point with Ubuntu Server on Raspberry Pi

I would like to setup my Ubuntu Server to create a wifi network to which people can connect and open local webpages. The created wifi network must not provide access to the internet and should only ...
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Creating a home server to act as a wifi access point and home router (Ubuntu server 18.04)

I'd like to set up a home server with several responsibilities Wireless AP for local networking Ethernet switch for local networking of various devices (HTPC, networked printer, etc) Home firewall ...
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Tp-link Tl-wn8200nd-v2 as an access point

Have anyone use the "Tp-link Tl-wn8200nd" v2 as an access point? And how is it done (and which controller is used)? I am using Ubuntu 18.04. Thanks for any info.
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Toggle WLAN Hotspot Gnome Taskbar

I have a mobile broadband connection that I am often sharing via hotspot on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and Gnome 3.28.2. I can perfectly do this (as described for example here) via GUI. But I would like to ...
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WiFi hotspot during another WiFi connection [duplicate]

I saw it in Windows 10. Notebook is connected to WiFi network via WPA2 Enterprise, let's call it "work network". I can't connect to this network from my smartphone but I can make WiFi hotspot in ...
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TP-Link Archer T2U adapter not showing AP support in ubuntu 14.04

Kernel version : 4.2.0-27-generic After running command "iw list"on terminal it shows : Supported interface modes: * IBSS * managed * monitor Not showing AP but it supports AP mode.
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BCM4352 wifi driver with AP mode

I have a dell xps 13 with a Broadcom BCM4352 chipset: lspci -nn ... 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) I am ...
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wifi-ap snap getting disabled in ubuntu core and raspberry pi 3

Im working on a Raspberry Pi 3 with ubuntu core. I'm trying to use wifi-ap snap to get an access point. However, the ap gets disabled all time. I set: sudo wifi-ap.config set disabled=false but it ...
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Unable to authenticate on my ubuntu server wireless router

I have ubuntu 17.10 server edition installed to act as a router. Everything works just fine. The only problem I'm having is with setting up the wireless part of the router. I can see the AP on my ...
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Setup for OURLINK USB Wireless stopped working

I bought one of the little cheap wirless usb sticks. Ubunbu would not find it and a kind person on this site supplied a script for setup. I had to run this after most or all reboots. I went through ...
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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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Help Please with Static IP

Ubuntu Community I have this situation MY ISP send to me Static IP 75.108.xxx.xxx and i need to access my server from the outside of my network i"m use Google DNS 208.180.42.68 and 208.180.42.100 i ...
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Connecting a Client Laptop to a AP-mode configured Laptop

I have two wil6210 (802.11ad) enabled laptops. I configure one of them in the AP mode and try to connect the client Laptop to the AP laptop. The client is unable to connect to the AP laptop. It ...
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Ubuntu Wireless Adapter disconnected

I recently bought an Acer Travel Mate P446-M, installed with the wil6210 wireless adapter for 60 GHz communication. It was working perfectly with the Acer Docking station and the TP-Link AD7200 Talon ...
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Hotspot Access Point under Ubuntu / LUbuntu 16.04 with DHCP Server

My goal is to set up an Access Point under Lubuntu 16.04, which assigns IPs to clients dynamically via DHCP. No internet connection sharing or stuff like that. Just the Lubuntu machine which runs e.G. ...
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Connecting to WiFi Hotspot on 17.04 [duplicate]

I have upgraded from 16.10 to 17.04 and now I am not able to connect to any WiFi Hotspots that I create. Anytime I click on the connect button, it says Configuring but does not connect. At times it ...
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How to create a non-nat access point with nmcli?

I am trying to create what is essentially a home router with nmcli. I would like the client devices that connect to be on the same subnet regardless of whether they connect with ethernet or wifi. ...
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How to remove access point / hotspot in Ubuntu?

This questions was already asked before, but any solution I try can remove the hotspot. The stranger thing is that when I restart the PC, Ubuntu connects automatically to the wi-fi created by the ...
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Soft AP for TP Link WN727N

I could use utility for tp link products to use my wifi adapter to work as a router with soft ap. But I can't find any utility for my product. So, I really need guidance.
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WiFi Hotspot + Simultaneous VPN connections

I am trying to configure a setup on my Ubuntu 16.10 Desktop PC. So I have many iPod Touch's which can use WiFi to connect to a network. I want to host a WiFi Hotspot on my Ubuntu and connect my iPod ...
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Sharing internet to wlan0 AP from already bridged eth0

My purpose is simple. I want to share internet available on ethernet eth0 to wlan0 which is acting as an access point. But I have already made a bridge br-lan between eth0 and tap0. So I am not able ...
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AP mode with wpa_supplicant

I am trying to set the Wifi adapter (Qualcomm Atheros Sparrow 802.11ad) in Ubuntu 16.10 with Kernel v4.8 to work in AP mode using wpa_supplicant v2.4. I do the following steps: I create a ...
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compatible wireless adapter for ad hoc/Access Point on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to find a wireless adapter for enabling ad hoc or AP mode on Ubuntu that works "out of box". I have tried edimax 7811Un without success and would like to find another adapter that will ...
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