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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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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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making WiFi adapter run in dual mode - STA and AP

I am trying to make RaLink RT 5370 WiFi adapter run in dual mode - station as well as AP. I have tiny core linux installed on PI, built on top of 3.18.10 linux kernel version. I have been able to make ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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forwarding ports from eth0 to wlan0

I have a raspberry pi 3 which is set up as a wifi ap using hostapd and dnsmasq sharing the eth0 which is connected to an ADSL modem. My laptop is connected to this wifi ap. I have set up vnc servers ...
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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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VPN gateway connection partly disables internet connection through wifi

I recently tried to extend the functionality of my RPi to serve as a gateway through the (LogMeIn) Hamachi client. Yet the RPi has been used as a wifi hotspot (with static ip for both, wlan0 and eth0 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to make hotspot on the raspberry pi?

I have successfully to configured my raspberry pi as hotspot using hostapd and udhcpd according to this tutorial. However, I still have some question. When I issue ifconfig command I see wlan0 ...
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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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