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Maximum clients with USB hotspot

I already asked this in "Unix & Linux" StackExchange forum, and they suggested me to ask the question here instead. So, here i am! I made a small access point using Hostapd, Dnsmasq and Debian ...
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Possible to deploy Access Point¿?

I type iw list and it these are the supported modes: Supported interface modes: * IBSS * managed When I run hostapd hostapd.conf I get this: Failed to create ...
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Hostapd. Devices disassocated even before connected

I am trying to create an Access Point with Hostapd in my laptop, which is running Debian 7.6 (wheezy). The laptop intended to be the AP is connected to the Internet via Ethernet (eth0) with static IP ...
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Seamless wifi Handover with Ubuntu and network cards

I am trying to do an experiment using two ubuntu server machines. They are running ubuntu 12.04 and wifi adapters are connected. I made them wifi hotspots using hostapd. Now I have two access points ...
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hostapd virtual wlan interface no ip from dnsmasq

I have installed hostapd and also dnsmasq to ppovide dhcp only. On the virtual interfaces i do see the ssid and all. So hostapd seems to work fine( although i am not sure). When i try to connect to ...
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How to set hostapd probe responses

I'm trying to run hostapd in both WPA and WPA2 modes (wpa=3). What I find is that devices that connect when wpa=2 won't work whem wpa=3. I need both WPA modes because some stations are old. I've ...
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Hostapd on a single interface

Im quite new to linux and im trying to learn more about setting up a AP in linux. I found a software called hostapd. The problem i was facing was that Hostapd needs 2 interfaces to make a AP. 1 thats ...
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Raspbian - Can't spoof a MAC address through HostAPD

I'm trying to let my Raspberry Pi function as an access point, but I keep running into some problems. Specifically when it comes to spoofing the MAC address. The purpose is to create a Nintendo 3DS ...
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broadcom BC4360 wifi card not working with hostapd

router@router:~/wifi$ sudo hostapd -B /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf nl80211: Could not configure driver mode nl80211 driver initialization failed. ...
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Wi-Fi Adapter to use for 5GHz hostapd?

I am currently trying to use hostapd to create a 5GHz Wi-Fi network. I have tried using the adapter mentioned in this post from Newegg, but I had the problem referenced in the post (I have become ...
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How to setup access point that will work with newer devices (iPhone 5s, latest iPad, etc)

Basically I've got an access point up and running and I can see the network on my the devices I've tested (iPhone 4S, 5S, new iMac and very old iMac), cannot connect to any device other than iPhone ...
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Is there a way to setup a hotspot with a domain name rather than IP address?

Basically I've setup a hotspot and its currently being accessed through an IP address. I'd like to use a hostname instead. This is for internal use only, meaning the ODROID device which is being used ...
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TL-WN725N Access-Point on ArchLinux + Hostapd

I bought a TL-WN725N v2 wifi usb dongle for my Raspberry. Amazon read it would work out of the box but it didn't. So I followed several tutorials to have the driver working. Now the problem is to ...
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IP forwarding from one interface to another on Debian 7

Background The Debian 7 that I run has the following interfaces wlan3 == Internet connection 85.5.48.64/24 wlan2 == act as an AP (hostapd) 192.168.5.1/24 I run the following settings on the ...
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How does wlan interface receive 802.11 management frames?

From what I have read, hostapd (its used for creating a wifi access-point) creates a mon0.wlan0 interface to send and receive wifi management frames ...
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clients can't connect to hostapd on raspberry pi

I can't get any device (Win7, Win8 or Android) to connect to my poor man's wireless access point (raspberry pi + rtl8192cu chipset USB adapter (Belkin N300 micro) + hostapd + dnsmasq). After ...
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Stability problems with hostapd 0.7.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 running kernel 3.2.0-58-generic with TP Link WN822N

I am running hostapd 0.7.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (kernel 3.2.0-58-generic) with two USB WLAN sticks. The first one is a D-Link DWL-G122 and it worked perfectly for a year to let the machine work as a ...
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hostapd works but some sites are unaccessible

I use hostapd on a Raspberry Pi to provide myself with WiFi access at Uni. On the Pi I connect to the Uni VPN and it provides the ppp0 interface. I can access most websites fine, however some sites ...
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How and why is this ubuntu system getting an ipv6 address?

I'm currently playing with hostapd. My current network configuration (well the relevant bit anyway) is a Asus RT N56U as a primary router (its at 192.168.1.1 on ipv4), and a ubuntu 12.04 server x86 ...
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Hostapd requires manual restart for devices to connect

I am currently setting up a WiFi hotspot for the padres using their NAS with WiFi card. Setup: Ubuntu 13.10 Hostapd is bridged with eth0 (br0), and works great if manually restarted sudo service ...
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really disable power save in linux wifi

I've got a laptop with an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] (rev 34) (using iwlwifi kernel module). Although power_save (a module parameter) is disabled, I can see 802.11 ...
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How can i setup multiple access points with multiple wifi cards on linux

I've got an old PC with debian on it, which works as some kind of router. It is set up as wireless access point using hostapd. I want to setup multiple access points, one on old wifi card with 2.4hz, ...
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How to set and adhoc network between my phone and laptop with static ip

I want to establish a adhoc connection between my laptop running debian wheezy with my android nexus 7 tablet. What I have done is installed hostapd in my laptop with this configuration. ...
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How to create bridge with hostapd

I want to bridge traffic between wired eth and WiFi interfaces in the same PC. WiFi interface I want to operate as access point. I use hostapd for it. Using brctl I create bridge and add eth0 ...
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How to use NAT iptables rules for hostapd

My PC is equipped with two net interfaces - wlan0 and eth0. I want to use WiFi port as access point on wlan0. So i use hostapd facility and it works properly in routing mode in local network. Users ...
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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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How do I use a single wireless adapter for both an access point and client on raspberry pi?

I have been able to create a wireless access point (on my raspberry pi) using a usb wifi dongle using hostapd on wlan0. What I would like to be able to do is have the access point be on some virtual ...
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Setting up a hotspot with hostapd

I've been using the steps described here to set up a wireless hotspot: How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP But when I type: /etc/init.d/hostapd start on the commande line, I get the reply ...
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Debian Wheezy, hostapd running but no AP detected by clients

I've an TL-WN951N (AR5416+AR5008) using ath9k module running an hostapd and a dhcp for it. So hostapd starts fine: $ hostapd wifi.test Configuration file: wifi.test Using interface int1 with hwaddr ...
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Problems setting TL-WN951N (AR5416/AR5008) into Master mode

I recently bought a TL-WN951N PCI card, it gets detected right and the module being used is ath9k. When trying to set it to master mode however, it prints: $ iwconfig int1 mode master Error for ...
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hostapd: Blacklist devices

Is it possible to blacklist specific device (according to their mac address or something similar) on my access point? I just used a basic configuration, ips are assigned by a dhcp servers on another ...
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Ubuntu/Gentoo tower as router and bridge

My Questions Given: a tower running Ubuntu with: wan0) an ethernet interface connected to the 'WAN' which is my internet source; eth0) an ethernet interface connected to my (not yet extant) LAN; and ...
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hostapd: clients cannot connect

I built a small Linux system based on Buildroot. I'd like to configure Buildroot and hostapd so that the machine works as a WPA2 access point. Unfortunately, my laptop (the client) cannot connect. ...
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How to connect my Linux netbook (BCM4313) and Windows XP (Ralink USB) wirelessly?

BCM4313 is handled only by staging brcm80211, Windows XP cannot into master mode. Master mode on netbook (with brcm80211 driver) don't work: hostapd can't start, airbase-ng works only in one ...