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What are the differences between a repeater bridge and WDS?

I've read about both repeater bridge mode and WDS in the DD-WRT documentation. It sounds like they solve the same problem, but it's not clear from the DD-WRT documentation where they differ, if at ...
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Set up several WiFi AP to broadcast one network

Given that one needs to cover a large area with a WiFi connection, and wants to use three different wireless access points to do it, is it possible to set them up in such way, so that they all ...
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USER DNS through a repeater bridge not loading [closed]

I have a two router & modem (satellite) set-up and have issues with DHCP settings and internet DNS connections. My first router is connected via wired lan to my modem, and is connected to the ...
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Adhoc on Archlinux with Network-manager

I'm trying to make dnsmasq work to use it with NetworkManager to create an adhoc connection on Archlinux and there may be other stuff left to do after to make it work ... There is how : ( ...
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Ways to increase range of our present wireless router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best way to increase the range of my 802.11g router? We are searching for a solution to increase the range of our present wireless solution. We are ...
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Setting up a wireless repeater: does the host AP need to be set up as a repeater too?

I would like to repeat a signal from my Sky wireless router downstairs, on a Netgear DGN2000 wireless router/modem. I have set it to repeater mode, with the MAC address from the Sky box downstairs, ...
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Can I use a wireless router as a repeater?

I have a wireless TP-Link TL-WR941ND router connected to the internet, but I can't get a good signal in the other end of my house. I have a spare Edimax BR-6226n wireless router. Is it possible to ...
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Is it possible to setup a D-Link DIR-300 wifi router as repeater?

I have a cable modem provided by the ISP, wich also is a wifi access point, but the wifi signal doesn't reach a room located in another floor of my house. I have a D-Link DIR-300 router and I wonder ...
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Use a wireless repeater to make a wired router wireless

I have: a D-Link wireless repeater. a Linksys wired router. a Linksys wireless router. My wired devices are not near my actual wireless router, so I can't plug them directly. I would like to plug ...
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Netgear WNR3500L - Repeater Mode

the Netgear WNR3500L officially says that it supports a repeater funciton. I got the repeater set up -- I had the main router upstairs, then the repeater downstairs, broadcasting the same SSID -- but ...
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Is it possible to make a wifi g network link over 1-2km (1 mile) with some obstacles?

What type of antenna should I get ? Should I use an usb wifi dongle or a dd-wrt router for 2 laptops ?
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change D-Link Dir-615 router to DD-WRT?

I have a D-Link DIR-615 router (cheapest I can find) which supports DD-WRT, I did not install the latest build, because I heard it can have problems with the repeating part. I am trying to find a ...
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I want to use a secondary wireless router to connect to my primary, all wirelessly. Do I need a bridge, access point, or repeater?

I realize there is plenty of documentation on this subject throughout superuser and the internet overall. However, it's almost like there's too much information and I need help sorting through it. ...
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Wireless router with repeater setup

I have 2 netgear routers "WGR614 v6" and "WNR2000". How to set these up (one as a repeater) to get wireless access throughout my large house?
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Bridging a wireless network to a wired and a second wireless network

I have a rather unique situation. I just bought a boat and am now living aboard full time. Back in my apartment, I had a WRT54G wireless router that I plugged into my cable modem, such that it ...
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Using a Netgear WGR614v9 to extend wireless signal from Netgear DG934GT

I'm wondering if someone could please provide me the steps for extending/repeating my wirless signal so that I can have greater wireless range throughout my house. I have 2 wirless Netgear routers, a ...
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Is a wireless repeater/range extender the best way to improve signal strength to a device?

I have a wireless environment consisting of a Linksys WRT54G (I will get the specific model) and 2 Nikon WT-4 Wireless Transmitters connected to Nikon cameras. 1 of the cameras is placed fairly close ...
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Buying another router and use as a “signal repeater” in bridge mode?

I asked about using a pc almost as a "router" and although it's a solution, I tought about just buying a second router to act as a "bridge" between my connection. (Reason: I don't want to have to keep ...
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Local Only 3G Router via Broadband Device?

I am looking for the name/type of device which does the following: Connects to the internet via ethernet or wireless and then produces a "fake" 3G signal for my iPhone to connect to. The 3G ...
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Home network setup with 2wire router, Linksys WRT54GL router and Linksys repeater

I'll preface this by saying forgive me. I'm far from expert on this topic so I may get some of the terminology wrong. I'm trying to setup a home network and am having some difficulty. Here's the ...
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OpenWRT/DD-WRT/Tomato-compatible wifi repeater?

I'd like to set up a wifi box to act as a repeater to pick up the somewhat weak signal of a friend's wifi router and make it available at my place. Ideally, I'd rather buy a device that supports the ...
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Using a netgear router as a repeater

Instead of running an ethernet cord from my room to the living room, I thought maybe I could use a spare wireless router I have to hook up the wireless signal in my room to get a connection, then hook ...
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setting up wifi

I have a wifi antenna. There's a bunch of free wifi around but there is only one area of my house that can access it. Can I use the antenna and set up a router using the existing wifi. To "repeat" the ...
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Wireless Repeater with DD-WRT

I have an ATT wireless modem and a LinkSys Router with DD-WRT v24 sp1 installed. I went through the instructions on this page and got to the point that the DD-WRT router can talk with the modem. My ...