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I want to make a connection point to point via wifi between Mac and Linux.

What I did was:

  1. I have created Computer-To-Computer network in OS X
  2. I have set manually an ip address for Mac,
  3. I set static ip in Linux,
  4. Trying to connect from linux to OS X with wpa_supplicant

But wpa_supplicant just can not connect to the network created by OS X., it stopped by time out.

What I'm trying to do is make a connection via WIFI without using a rounter.

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And what error do you see? What encryption are you using? – user3463 Oct 27 '12 at 21:28
What kind of connection is "Computer-to-Computer" in OSX? Ad hoc network? Is the SSID hidden? What encryption are you using? Can you see the network from the Linux machine? – Ivan Oct 28 '12 at 2:37
I'm not using any encryption, just plain connection. I fixed creating an access point from linux side, so now my Mac connects fine. Thank you guys anyway. – xwgou Oct 30 '12 at 3:10

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