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How can I create a WPA2 Wi-Fi hotspot with NetworkManager?

I have a project for which I'd like to automate configuring the network settings on a Raspberry Pi. I can create a WPA1 hotspot very easily with the following bash one-liner. nmcli connection add \ ...
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Create a VPN tunnel on a cellular Pi that is working as a hotspot

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ which is working as a hotspot using a Hologram Nova usb modem where it receives Internet from and routes the internet through WiFi and Ethernet. I have realized that the ...
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Internet Through USB

Is it possible to get an internet connection for a Rasberry pi zero from a USB connected to a Win 10 pc? or is it possible to connect to a Bluetooth wifi Hotspot without an OS on a Rasberry Pi Zero?
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How to create two WiFi Access Points with a single Raspberry Pi with usb adaptor

I'm using my Pi as a WAP (wireless access point). Is it possible to have two separate WiFi networks coming from the same Pi? I bought a usb adaptor that supports 8 APs, but I can only get one wap ...
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Created a Raspberry Pi 3B+ Wireless Hotspot, how can I extend the hotspot via Ethernet

I have successfully created a WiFi hotspot for my RPi 3B+ using a Hologram Nova and the embedded WiFi card on the Pi. However I realized that the ethernet interface has disappeared and cannot extend ...
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Automatically Create Hotspot if no Network is Available

I want to automatically create an access point, if there is no network found, so that I can connect to my Raspberry Pi everywhere. If nobody is connected to the hotspot for a while it should search ...
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Using an additional WiFi dongle to create WAP and switch

I followed the answer to this question: Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle To have my 3 B+ act as a WiFi hotspot where wlan1 connects to the internet (WAN) and the pi ...
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Raspberry pi zero as keyboard controlled over wifi possible?

Hello I want to have a pi zero W create a wifi hotspot(no internet connection). I then want to connect to the wifi hotspot and ssh into the pi. From there i want it to send keystrokes as a HID ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 + USB data modem as a Wi-Fi Router

I have a USB data modem (Huawei E3131) and a RaspberryPi 3B+. I would like to use the Pi as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Pi connects to the internet via USB data modem and creates hotpsot for other devices. So, I'...
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I can't see any client in dnsmasq.leases

I'm using a Rpi 3 with a bridge using hostapd, dnsmasq and bridge-utils. I would like to get the IP from /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases but the problem is that it shows nothing. The hotspot works fine, ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W can't connect to iPhone hotspot

I have booted my pi with Raspbain Stretch Lite and I have been able to establish an internet connection to my home network by configuring the wpa_suppicant file. However, I am not able to establish a ...
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Automatically toggle Pi Zero hot spot/wifi client off and on

1I'm trying to set up Pi Zero W a wireless client in an embedded application that will first allow a user to log in to a hot spot, then select a wifi router accessible by the Pi, log in to the ...
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Using Raspberry pi as a wifi hotspot and sharing a SOCKS proxy through it

hi ive been trying to figure this out for a few days but i lack the technical know how to properly implement this i am attempt to do this guide on my raspberry pi running rasbian https://np.reddit.com/...
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Accessing mobile phone hotspot internet from Raspberry Pi

I am able to connect my RaspberryPi to my android phones hotspot. The Raspberry Pi connects to the network successfully but does not have any access to the internet. Is there something else I need ...
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How to create local hotspot on raspberry pi 3b to share files on android

I want create a local file shareable service using raspberry, below are the requirements: Create wifi/hotspot on raspberry (without any internet) Connect my android phone to created wifi Share files ...
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Create Access Point in Latest Raspbian OS using Edimax EW-7811Un for compute module 3

I am trying to create an access point in compute module 3(and latest Raspbian OS) with the Edimax WiFi dongle. But it did not succeed to create. Anyone please help me to do that in the latest ...
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WEP WiFi Hotspot

So I want to use my DS online again, and what I need to do is get a router with WEP seurity, or a router without security. So I decided to use my Pi 3 B as a WiFi hotspot. But all the stuff I find is ...
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Rpi3 Bluetooth hotspot continuously from iPhone

I'm new to Raspberry world, I received a pi3 model as a gift. I noted that there is a generalized problem when Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules work at the same time, for example with a Bluetooth mouse/...
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Cannot SSH to EC2 whilst using iPhone hotspot

My Rpi needs to connect to an EC2 instance. This works fine when the Pi is connected to internet using ethernet or my home wi-fi, but stops working when connected via an iPhone hotspot. I'm using a ...
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Direct memory access to Cypress CYW43455 wireless LAN chip

Where can I find the direct memory addresses or GPIO pinouts for directly controlling the Cypress CYW43455 Wi-Fi chip on the Raspberry Pi Zero W from a custom unikernel, or a modified Raspbian? My ...
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Raspberry WiFi hotspot, no ethernet

There is a ton of tutorials on how to make your Pi a hotspot router, but all of them are using ethernet as the "income". What I would like to achieve is to connect to WiFi with my USB WiFi adapter and ...
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Access Point not working for Android phones

I have successfully created and access point to my local rapsberry pi 3 and I was able to connect the pi AP without internet with my iphone and when I open the browser and hit the raspberrypi.local it ...
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WiFi to Ethernet bridge / Internet sharing Raspbain Stretch Lite

I have a scenario where I have a cellular Wifi hotspot modem also known as 'MiFi'. The problem I am encountering is all the tutorials I have come across are mostly outdated or purely just don't work. ...
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Remove device history wireless hotspot

I have been using Raspberry pi 3B as a wireless hotspot following this How to use your Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point. I think there is a limit to a number of devices that can be connected to ...
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RPI3 Raspbian Stretch regular connection on wlan0 AP on wlan1

I'm trying to make a very simple setup with my RPi. On the on-board standard wlan0 I want to connect to my home network normally, using a wpa_supplicant file this works very well. Now I'm having ...
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How does 'iptables rules table' work with hotspot?

I'm using iptables rule for censorship. I created hotspot.When I try to connect website on raspberry with mother network, It's working. But I try on pc with hotspot my iptable rules isn't working. ...
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Want to Setup Digital Free Library, Will I Still be Able to ssh?

My Pi is headless and connected to the wifi network (It's a Raspberry Pi Zero W). If I set it up as a Digital Free Library (As per this link https://learn.adafruit.com/digital-free-library/what-youll-...
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Unable to login into Kupiki captive portal using the given username and password(Raspberry Pi 3 B+)

I tried to create a captive portal for my Raspberry Pi's Wifi hotspot using Kupiki-Hotspot-Script which is given in this link Kupiki-Hotspot-Script However I am unable to login using the given ...
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How to Turn a Raspberry Pi 3 into Wi-Fi hotspot with USB data modem

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and USB data modem that connects to the internet. I want to connect the USB data modem to Raspberry Pi 3 and I would like to create a Wi-Fi hotspot (Access Point) from ...
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Problems in trying to create a hotspot in RPI3

I am relatively new to Raspberry Pi programming, and have been using a RPi3 to try and create a hotspot in order to send data from an Android device using MQTT. I use hostapd and dnsmasq in order to ...
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RPi Zero W Wifi Access Point created, cannot connect

Trying to setup a wifi hotspot (that doesn't require internet) on the RPi Zero W via SSH. I'm connected to the Pi via Wifi using the wpa_supplicant.conf to connect to an existing network. I'm unable ...
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Auto page load after wifi join

I have a Pi configured to create an Access Point when not on home router, Im trying to load a local webpage from my Pi when someone joins the open unsecured access point. I want to be able to ...
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Raspbian Stretch iptables: Can't redirect all requests to localhost on pi

I have a private hotspot running on the raspberry based on RASPAP, which is working perfectly. Now I wish to automatically direct all the users who connect to this wifi towards a locally hosted ...
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AP setup from documentation not working

i have a problem with Access Point setup on Pi Zero W. I need just straightforward AP with no Internet connection. I used latest raspbian stretch lite image and followed docs: https://www.raspberrypi....
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wpa_supplicant connects to wifi but gets no ip

we are facing a weird issue. Basically, wpa_supplicant tries to connect to wifi network, and apparently succeeds, but it can get no IP address. We are using a Raspberry Pi Zero W to generate an ...
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hostapd does not work on rpi v3 and raspian stretch

I am trying to set up an access point on my RPI V3 running Raspian stretch. It has been running this configuraton before but then my SD-Card failed.. I am wondering though if it was really the same OS ...
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iPhone Connects to my 5GHz WiFi Access Point but not Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I just received my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with onboard dual band WiFi. I have a 5GHz Access point that my iPhone ( and MacBook ) connects to just fine. I am using wpa_supplicant on the Pi to manually ...
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Raspberry zero as Hotspot

I try to let my Zero W act as a hotspot, but my command ifconfig wlan0 down iwconfig wlan0 channel 1 essid HOTSPOT mode ad-hoc ifconfig wlan0 up deliveres Error for wireless request "Set ...
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Can't bring up wlan0

I am trying to do a hotspot with my raspberry pi 3 (Raspbian 9.3). I follow this tutorial : https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/turn-your-raspberry-pi-into-wireless-hotspot-0180133/ I use ...
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hostapd.conf error on hw_mode=g

I'm trying to create a wireless hotspot with the Raspberry Pi in a dockerized environment. When I run sudo /usr/sbin/hostapd -d /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf I'm getting the following error: random: ...
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Static IP on eth0 is not assigned if the cable is unplugged

I have configured a static IP on my PI 3 adding this in dhcpcd.conf : static ip_address=192.168.1.200/24 static routers=192.168.1.1 static domain_name_servers=192.168.1.1 It works well when it is ...
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Connecting to a free hotspot requiring authentication? [duplicate]

I’m struggling setting wifi for my new Raspberry Pi3 running Raspbian Stretch headless. I need to setup wlan0 to connect to a free hotspot that requires a specific login/passwd http POST sequence that ...
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Is it possible to set Pi SSID name depending on environment (bash) variable?

i would like to set up few Raspberries access points, that would have different SSIDs but would work with the same hostapd.conf files. For that i thought to define PI_SSID environment variable with ...
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Can not access Raspberry Pi Zero W via SSH after Hotspot setup

I managed to use my Raspberry Pi Zero W as hotspot. I did this headless by using SSH and my Ubuntu 17.10 laptop. All I installed was nginx which serves as a web server as well as hostapd and dnsmasq ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi 3 B to Android 4G hotspot

First off, let me explain, I'm completely new to the Raspberry world and Linux commands. Heck, I haven't even bought a Raspberry yet. (very green) I'm into coding web applications (Java, PHP, HTML), ...
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switch on wifi client with hotspot already running on raspberry pi [closed]

I'm writing an IOT application for a device with Rpi zero W as backend module. During the initialization process- Rpi switches on as Hotspot (on a particular channel) and gets the wifi home network ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a router with content filtering, but without necessity to configure proxy on client side

I am a happy owner of Raspberry Pi 3 and I have configured it as my tiny home server + router. It works well, but then I decided to install some content filtering to block myself from easily browsing ...
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Troubleshooting : Raspberry Pi3 (Jessie) as a WiFi Hotspot

System : Raspberry Pi 3, Raspbian Jessie My network : 192.4.13.XX Windows 2012 DHCP range from 192.4.13.20 to 192.4.13.179 Gateway 192.4.13.247 Internal DNS Server 192.4.13.212 RaspBerry ETH0 IP : ...
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cannot forward from wlan interface to another wlan interface

I have two wlan interfaces: wlan0 wlan1. wlan0 is an AP managed by hostapd, where as wlan1 is a normal wifi interface, which is connected to my home router via wpa_supplicant. Additionally I have my ...
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WiFi network usage shows more than Ethernet usage

I have created a hotspot in raspberry pi(hostapd) and i have connected my mobile. I am downloading an app in mobile,let say app size is around 11MB.I am started running a network monitoring command in ...