Wireless access point (WAP) is a device that allows wireless devices to connect to a wired network

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Creating WiFi Access point on a single interface in Linux

I am trying to create a WiFi hotspot or an access point on my Linux laptop. I am using Opensuse Kde 12.3. I found out a software called hostapd which lets you create hotspot but it requires two ...
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Wifi is slower than Ethernet cable connection?

I configured my new router and noticed that WiFi connection is way slower than Ethernet connection. Ethernet connection giving a download speed of ~60Mbps and upload speed of ~30Mbps while the Wifi ...
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How can I extend my wifi coverage?

On my home network, I have a wireless router in the basement. On the second floor, I can barely get a signal, and would like to "extend" my wifi to the second floor. I do have Ethernet running from ...
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How can I connect to an Access Point by BSSID instead of ESSID in Windows 7?

Suppose there is a network with several Access Points, all with the same ESSID, but I always want to connect to an specific access point that has a certain BSSID (MAC address), is it possible to do ...
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Route LAN traffic through eth0, not tun0, on my VPN access point

How can I make my Access Point send traffic to 192.168.1.0 through eth0 and all other traffic through tun0? I have set up a Raspberry Pi VPN access point. It sits on the same subnet as all my ...