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VNC and Putty not connecting to raspberry pi 3b+ headless again, internet connection also affected by raspberry pi connection

I have been using my Raspberry Pi 3b+ model for months now, with the headless setup. I connected the pi to my laptop hotspot (i.e., added the wpa_supplicant.conf file containing my hotspot ssid and ...
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Switch Raspberry (RaspAP) from an AP to a Wifi Client in a script

Switch Raspberry Hotspot "RaspAP" (wlan0) to a simple Wifi Device via a script What is missing #!/bin/bash # This script will stop the RASPAP Hotspot (AP+DHP) and will Switch your ...
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How to configure a RPI hotspot to allow clients to communicate with RPI

I recently configured my RPI to spin up a hotspot on boot. My reason is so that when it boots up, I can hop on the wifi network SSH into it while carrying it with me. I was able to setup a hotspot ...
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Set up multiple WiFi Networks (Phone hotspots)

I want to be able to connect through different phones' hotspots (Pi4 - operating system of last June - the Pi has a static IP). I am only able to connect to the latest phone that was connected and ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W as a wi-fi adapter

I want to use my RPi Zero W as an wi-fi adapter for PC. Is there a way to do it and how to do it? I'm thinking connecting RPi Zero W to a wi-fi network, and pass the internet to the PC via USB(...
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Pi 3b* as wireless access point fails to allow client connections after client disconnects

I have my Pi configured ( hopefully correctly ) to act as a wireless access point. On boot the Pi accepts connections as expected. I can connect from Android phone, kindle tablet, and windows. After ...
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Unable to create hotspot on external wifi dongle, using hotspot lib

Using this lib: https://github.com/rudiratlos/hotspot I would like to create the AP on wlan1 (wifi dongle), instead of wlan0 (internal wifi), but looks like I cannot do it for some reason. The command ...
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host proxying hotspot on rasberri pi b

I want to make my rasperry pi able to 1 host a wifi hotspot, with an external usb 2ndary wifi chip, and 2 redirect all clients through a socks5 proxy. I want to host a hotspot using the integrated ...
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Want to increase the respberry pi zero w hotspot area

I m looking forward for a solution to increase the respberry pi hotspot length right now its 100 m approx for each respberry pi is it possible we can increase the range by using some external devices. ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 won't connect to hotspot created by laptop running ubuntu 20

I am working on a project where I need to connect my RPi 4 to a laptop hotspot. Everything was running OK when I had Ubuntu 18 LTS installed on laptop. After I switched to Ubuntu 20 LTS, RPi 4 won't ...
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Use WiFi as "local" hotspot and ethernet for Internet access

Using a Raspberry Pi 3, I would like to have a "wifi hotspot" (without internet connection) to connect my computer to it and use some applications (locally). From time to time, I would like ...
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Creating a Network for 1 client device with wifi

Firstly, my apologies for using any incorrect terminology. What I have: A Raspberry Pi Zero W running Buster with a connected e-paper display, currently using a USB 2 Ethernet adapter to get it set up....
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Trying to make PI 4 into headless VPN, WiFi hotspot and provide VPN connection to a VOIP adapter [closed]

I’ve looked at this board and done quite a few Google searches and haven’t found what I’m looking for. I have read a few replies to posts that say the writer should include more information and be ...
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Raspberry Pi WiFi Hotspot / Access Point

I am a beginner Raspberry Pi user and my knowledge is mainly around software. I don't know the correct terms for what I am trying to do so this may be a duplicate question. Is it possible to connect ...
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iPhone with USB does not allow internet on Rp

I have a iPhone that I share internet with on my MacBook pro, and windows pc fine with. I am familiar with the set up. I have used it correctly. I have just bought a Raspberry Pi 4 today and I am very ...
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Accessing a pi 4 router's localhost

OK, I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running a router so I can have a SSH for any files on the go. So (router)--------eth0--------(Pi 4 Access Point/ssh) --------wlan0------- (my device) I have tools that use ...
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Running SOCKS server on Raspi [closed]

I have recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4B, I'm trying to use the SOCKS proxy. Setup: Pi connected to the router via LAN/WiFi Pi acts an access point/hotspot Clients (PC, Laptop, TV ...) will be ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ WiFi hotspot with hostapd Failed to start Advanced IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator

I have this: /etc/default/hostapd DAEMON_CONF="/etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf" /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ssid=HOTSPOT hw_mode=g channel=6 ieee80211n=1 wmm_enabled=...
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How to set up wifi station mode and access point mode simultaneously and keep ZeroConf

I have a raspberry pi zero with raspbian buster OS. I followed this tutorial to set up station mode and access point mode simultaneously, and it works. Question is now I cannot visit my rpi zero with ...
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Is it possible to connect my Raspberry Pi to a hotspot over WiFi, then give that hotspot device an IP on my home network?

I own a dashcam that creates a WiFi hotspot that I can connect to using my phone and download all the footage. However, that is extremely annoying to do, so I want to make something automated to ...
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raspberry pi connected to wifi but not responding

I am following this tutorial to convert my rpi 4 into an access point. I followed all the steps except installing node, Go and resizing the image. After entering the credentials to my wifi in the ...
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Share USB modem internet via hotspot to devices

I have Quectel LTE USB Modem connected to Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ and able to access internet from modem. Now, ifconfig has wwan0 connection with IP. I want to start hotspot on Pi and share the ...
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Creating a hotspot and connecting Pi to the internet over WiFi?

I would like to create a WiFi Hotspot using the Raspberry Pi. It does not have to provide a internet connection to the devices which are connected. But the raspberry Pi should still be connected to ...
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Use Pi 4 to bridge wifi to ethernet router

I have my pc connected to the iPhone hotspot. My router is connected to the pc using Connectify. I have multiple devices connected to the router. What I would like to do is replace the pc with the ...
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Configure raspberry using ad hoc

I would like to easily connect my raspberry to any wifi, without keyboard and screen. I was thinking about create a small script which if no connection available turn on the ad hoc mode and start a ...
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How to set up a static ip in a Raspberry pi which is connected via mobile data?

Here is the scenario: I have a raspberry pi that is connected to the internet via Mobile hotspot.The hotspot uses mobile data from my Android.Everytime I turn off my mobile data, the ip changes.So I ...
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Can you configure a pi zero so it gets internet and ssh access from both PC and Android?

For college, I have been tasked with a project where I have to give wireless connectivity to a sensor, and to collect the wireless data on the field and present it to the user I would like to use a ...
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TOR enabled hotspot

I've been trying to set up my raspberry Pi 4B with TOR and then use it as hotspot but none of the tutorials I follow work for me, maybe because they are all for older versions. Please keep in mind I ...
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spy urls on rpi hotspot

I have setup a rpi wifi hotspot which I can switch on and off using NodeRed. I use it to control my kids internet access time. Trouble is, I have no idea what they are looking at and they seem to be ...
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Ubuntu Server 18 Wifi Hotspot setup

I've switch my Rpi 4B (with raspbian) to ubuntu server since will be used as a portable WLAN web-server. My main objective is to set up an hotspot to access the local websites in the raspi. I got ...
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How to convert a Layer 3 VPN to a Layer 2 VPN?

I have been back and forth with some users here about creating a VPN using my Raspberry Pi 3 as a hotspot (OpenVPN client) but being able to bridge it to my other Rasperry Pi 3 at home (OpenVPN server)...
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Share 4G USB Internet on Raspberry Pi 4 over WiFi and Ethernet

I've already set up my RPi 4 as a hotspot using dnsmasq and hostapd, using a USB 4G modem to connect to the internet. This is working as expected, I'm able to connect other devices to it and get ...
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Maximum Raspberry Pi 4 WiFi hotspot clients

I have configured Raspberry Pi 4 as a WiFi hotspot with hostapd on Raspbian Buster. I connected 10 clients, no problem. I want to use it as a Free WiFi. So, I concern to know how many clients could be ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 as a Wifi Hotspot with RaspAp + VPN + Pi Hole

I'm sure it has been discussed before, but I can't find the right answer after spending hours with googleing. I'm new to this device, I just got my new RP 4 and here's what I'd like to use it for: - ...
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Low wifi speed even with 5Ghz wifi adapter

My internet download speed from my D-Link wifi router is 24 M bits/s From ethernet the download speed is 50 Mbits/s I am using Tp-link AC600 Archer T2U Plus wifi adapter with Rapberry pi 3B+ I ...
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Rasberry Pi's to Phone Hot spot not Working In S Korea

We've setup and successfully used several Rasberry Pi's to connect via Wi-Fi to a cell phone hot spot to grab UTC for the app the Pi is running. This has been working for over 2 years at locations ...
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Raspberry PI 3B+ won't connect to smartphone Wi-Fi hotspot if it's "Shared wifi" instead of 4G+

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and a Raspberry PI 3B+. The PI can connect to a normal Wi-Fi without any problems. The PI can connect to my S8's hotspot if internet is from 4G(+) The PI CAN NOT CONNECT to ...
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Running Kolibri and Kiwix at the same time with a captive page

I am using 3B+ model and was successful in running Kolibri and Kiwix at the same time without using Rachel or Internet in box. I didn't go for these two because of various reasons as I was looking for ...
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dnsmasq DHCP refusing to work. NordVPN hotspot on Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to set up a NordVPN hotspot on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ so I can connect it to my smart tv and get rid of Netflix region restrictions. I have everything set up properly but still dnsmasq DHCP ...
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Why UDP connection from hotspot raspberry doesn't work

To start with I have to say I have seen few similar questions but none of those could help me with resolving my problem. My setup is, two raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspberian on board(updated). One of ...
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Connecting phone with RPi 0 W

Can i host a hotspot on my RPi 0? So phones can connect to it and use the SSH from the pi.. Bluetooth would work too but my question is how and what do i need it for. I searched a lot but there are ...
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Using RaspberryPi 3 B as hotspot

I am trying to use Raspberry Pi as hotspot device. I am following this documentation: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md I am not using ethernet eth0 to ...
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setup wifi hotspot with 4G hat [closed]

I have bought a 4G hat for my raspberry pi 3B+ (the sim7600 waveshare for europe) and followed these instructions for setup. It is running the latest version of raspbian and I have internet on the ...
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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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Setting up Bridged VPN using: RPi 3G Hotspot router + openvpn client to connect to home RPi OpenVPN server

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ which is working as a hotspot using a Hologram Nova usb ppp0 device where it receives Internet from and routes the internet through WiFi and Ethernet. This Hologram usb ppp0 ...
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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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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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