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Cannot connect to usb-wifi dongle as Hotspot using nmcli

My setup consists of a pi5 running latest Bookworm $ uname -a Linux rpi5 6.6.31+rpt-rpi-2712 #1 SMP PREEMPT Debian 1:6.6.31-1+rpt1 (2024-05-29) aarch64 GNU/Linux. On-board wifi is set to the usual ...
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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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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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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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Turning on network-manager terminates ssh

I am new to this whole thing. I am trying to setup a hotspot on my pi zero 2 w and installed the pi-OS lite legacy 32 bit using the pi imager and setup the wifi connection and ssh thingy from there. ...
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Open Splash Page After Connecting to Wifi Hotspot

I'm using my pi3 to display a local "website" as described here Making a Raspberry Pi 3 accessible w/o configuration via WiFi and static IP/URL. Therefore, I'm creating a hotspot with the pi. This ...
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Network Communication

I a working with Raspberry pi 3 model b+. It has 2 network interfaces 1. Ethernet 2. Access Point The raspberry pi has to communicate with PC and ESP32 simultaneously. How it can transfer data ...
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How to connect my esp32cam connected to Rpi hotspot, to my Mainsail setup on the same Rpi that is connected to my box

I have a bit of a problem, I'm a newbie in networking. My setup : Raspberry Pi 4 in my garage connected to Ethernet to my box with a long cable. This Pi is hosting Mainsail, with klipper for my 3d ...
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Bcm 43143 Hostapd Driver Problem

I am trying to establish an AP media server with Raspberry Pi 2 and was following the Adafruit guide: setting up a Raspberry Pi as a WiFi access-point. I have completed that but at the start step my ...
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SOLVED Create Wireless Hotspot doesn't work

I want to turn my Raspberry Pi 3b into a Wi-Fi Access Point, but i have the probleme as you can see in this image
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How to blacklist devices on a raspberry pi 3 router setup?

I've recently set up a raspberry pi 3 as a simple wifi router, using: Ubuntu 16.04 hostapd dnsmasq I've followed the following tutorial and all went pretty smooth: https://frillip.com/using-your-...
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Fail to connect with command create_ap it create hotspot 192.168.10.199

I have connected the modem to an RPi4 running Ubuntu 20.4 and downloaded the folder for running the 'simcom' command (SIM8200_for_rpi) and the folder for the 'create_ap' command. Below are the steps I ...
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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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Wireless hotspot not working: no wireless interfaces found

Im trying to create A wireless hotspot with my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+ using a RT5370 Ralink Wifi adapter. Im following this tutorial: https://learn.adafruit.com/setting-up-a-raspberry-pi-as-a-wifi-...
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Create Wireless Access Point Without Ethernet

Using the built-in WiFi hotspot configuration GUI, I realize that there isn't any way to make this hotspot provide an internet connection without an Ethernet cable or WiFi adapter. I'm in a really ...
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Accessing Raspberry Pi Hotspot via VNC

I have a headless Raspberry Pi 4 that I want to connect to via VNC in the absence of an external wifi or ethernet network. The Pi is being used as an antenna controller far away from civilisation, ...
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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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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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Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W simultaneous AP and client

I have seen many tutorials on using a Raspberry Pi Zero W as a simultaneous WiFi AP and client such as this one on Hackaday and this blog post, but these tutorials don't seem to work on the Raspberry ...
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Raspberry Pi zero w enable AP mode when writing the image to connect to the RPi with SSH without the need for a monitor or WiFi

physical device: raspberry pi zero w os: raspberry pi OS lite 32bits SD card: samsung evo+ 64GB powering mode: laptop USB I am trying to configure my RPi zero w to broadcast its own WiFi network so ...
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Network routing between wlan0 (access point) and wlan1 (internet connection) not working

for the past three days I have been trying to create a WiFi relay with my PiZero to then make into a Tor Router following a variety of guides online. I am using the built-in wlan0 as the access point ...
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How to remotely connect to a Raspberry Pi that is connected to the internet via a mobile hotspot? [closed]

Raspberry Pi will be connected to the internet via a mobile hotspot (different mobile hotspots at different times). I am looking to connect to this Raspberry Pi remotely, be able to SSH into it. Would ...
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ssh error : kex_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset

I am new to Pi and using the command line. I am trying to set up my Pi headless connected to my iPhone hotspot, I have downloaded the Raspberry Pi Imager on to SD card and used it to enable SSH and ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 B NetworkManager Hotspot - limited to five connections?

I'm trying to connect multiple computers to a Raspberry Pi 4 B hotspot, using NetworkManager to handle the network, and I can't seem to connect more than five devices to the hotspot. Every source I've ...
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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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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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Making Raspberry Pi a wifi hotspot

I followed the following tutorial https://frillip.com/using-your-raspberry-pi-3-as-a-wifi-access-point-with-hostapd/ and I am successful in making my Pi3 an access point. The internet connection from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Maximum Wi-Fi clients on Pi 3 hotspot

Is there a maximum number of Wi-Fi clients for a hotspot on the Raspberry Pi 3 (using the built-in Wi-Fi chip: Broadcom BCM43438)? Regarding the software, I'm using hostapd to manage the Access Point ...
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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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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 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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Raspberry Pi 3: own Wi-Fi network (without internet)

Here I explain better what I would like to do with the Pi. The Raspberry 3 Pi has Minibian installed and serves as a controller for a robot that needs the Wi-Fi connection to work properly. Up to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Automatically toggle Pi Zero hot spot/wifi client off and on

I'm trying to set up Pi Zero W as 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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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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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 ...