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Improbably high bitrate in the output of “iw wlan0 link”

I am trying to determine the bitrate of a wireless connection that uses the nl80211 driver on a Linux 2.6.39 machine. I am actually using a Netlink socket internally, but the effect is the same as ...
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Blocking WhatsApp and other IM traffic

In my office, I have set up a linux machine as router and provide internet connectivity to all clients. Behind this linux router I have set up a cisco wireless router, with which I have made internet ...
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0answers
755 views

hostapd, rtl8192se and wpa not working: EAPOL-Key Timeout

Ubuntu 12.04.2, 3.2.0-49-generic, x64 hostapd from saucy (hostapd_1.0-3ubuntu2_amd64) Have tried from precise-updates as well to no avail. You can see in the debug output below, hostapd sends the ...
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2answers
217 views

Wifi performance is slow only when there are multiple radios in one router

I have a wireless network setup like this: Laptop \ | Wifi Router A | Wifi Router B | Wifi Router C | \ | / \ | / \ | / ...
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1answer
510 views

OpenVPN to host tap device having very large MTU

Question What is the minimum set of server and client configuration directives that I need in order to satisfy the following conditions? Virtual layer 2 ethernet network that will not be bridged ...
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47 views

Connection timed out to only a particular site from ubuntu and it happens on a random machine on our wifi network

We are the developers of the site Twoosh We are using 3 machines on our wifi network( have already reset the router) and we use ubuntu for development. Suddenly, we are getting connection timed out ...
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2answers
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arp-requests cannot be seen by specific nodes

I create an open ad-hoc wlan by using iwconfig (I have the same issue with wpa_supplicant as well). there are 4 nodes on the network as seen on the figure below. The nodes run ubuntu 12.04 and debian ...
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1answer
200 views

How can I 'link' one ethernet Network with a Wireless Network? (Linux) [closed]

I have: WiFi network with SSID=Network1 (running its own DHCP Server and connected to internet). Computer1 with 1 ethernet interface and 1 WiFi interface. Computer2 with ethernet interface. My ...
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1answer
108 views

IP logging on a Linux access point [closed]

Here I'm using my RaspberryPi as a WLAN router. It is connected to my LAN by wire (which leads to my DSL router), additionally it is equipped with a USB WLAN stick. I'm using hostapd for providing the ...
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0answers
266 views

KVM USB Passthrough and Zydas usb wireless adapter: device or resource busy

i'm tring to setup a kernel testing virtualmachine for a 80211 module. i start my machine with this command: kvm -m 512 -net nic -net vde -usb -usbdevice host:0ace:1215 ktesting.img i set up a ...
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0answers
139 views

Setting up VPN with wired and wireless connection

I have a VPN working for the wired connection but it doesn't seem to work for the wireless connection. I'm trying to get a VPN set up with both a wired and wireless connection. So to do so, after ...
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2answers
4k views

How to connect CentOS 6.3 CLI server to wireless LAN?

I'm migrating from an openSUSE (12.x) CLI home office server to CentOS 6.3. I can install the CLI CentOS 6.3 fine, but then how do I connect that to my home wifi? There is a "Configure network" ...
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0answers
2k views

Terminal commands equivalent to NetworkManager's “Use as Hotspot” option [closed]

I'm making a gui application which will control my laptop in order to make it act as a wifi hotspot. I may change distributions so I want to find a solution which will work generally for all ...
3
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1answer
655 views

Is it possible to determine WiFi type with a Linux / Mac command?

At the co-working space that I am in, there are a number of wireless access points around. However, there is one that only some of us are able to connect to. We suspect it is because the access point ...
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1answer
144 views

Lubuntu can't get into promiscuous mode

I'm using wireshark on lubuntu to sniff on my wifi(WPA-PSK encrypted). No frames from other ip's are shown. Tried ifconfig wlan0 promisc But without result. Anyone Suggestions?
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2answers
413 views

How to configure samba to workaround UDP broadcast problems?

I have a problem that NetBIOS name of my Ubuntu laptop connected through WiFi cannot be resolved from other machines. Using a packet sniffer and nmblookup I figured out that the wlan interface doesn't ...
0
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1answer
965 views

What is the simplest way to deploy a Captive Portal?

How do I setup in the simplest of ways a Captive Portal? One that is possible on a setup of 1 wireless router and 2 computers. No billing, only authentication. Also, is it possible to do with Mac OS ...
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1answer
397 views

Why won't my wireless interface pass traffic to my network?

I am trying to setup a wifi access point with my Ubuntu server. I am having some trouble getting everything working correctly. Mainly the problem appears to be with routing or iptables but I cannot ...
1
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3answers
545 views

Assiging VLAN based on MAC under linux

Is it possible to assign VLANs on Linux based on the MAC address of the client? If so, how? The vconfig man pages seem to indicate it only operates on a port-basis. I'm trying to achieve a wireless ...
2
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3answers
378 views

Is it possible to get a module to support a device that (sometimes) reports a wrong PCI ID?

I’m trying to setup a wireless NIC (TP-Link TL-WN350GD) on a Linux server (Debian Squeeze). After a cold boot, lspci -nn shows that the PCI ID for the card is 168c:ffa1. The kernel (2.6.38 from ...
1
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2answers
436 views

SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such file or directory

When I am starting wlan0 it shows me the following error: SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such file or directory I should install firmware, How to determine which firmware do I need? How to determine Wifi card ...
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1answer
175 views

Setting metrics in ubuntu for eth0 and wlan2

I have two scripts, one copying files from machines on closed network (no internet) to the hard drive of the laptop and the other script trying send these files to over the internet using the wlan. ...
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1answer
206 views

Linux Wireless Router Setup

I have a Centos 5.6 Linux Server configured as Router with NAT for my LAN. There are currently 2 NIC's on my server. One is connected to WAN , a PPOE connection (eth0) and eth1 is connected to a ...
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4answers
1k views

Determine the wireless network name from command-line in Linux

I use my personal laptop at both home and work and in both cases I mount nfs shares. I would like to automate the mounting of these shares as they are done every time I turn the laptop on. I can't ...
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2answers
701 views

Share an internet connection with Debian

Here's my current /etc/network/interfaces file on the "server": auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp name Wired Network auto ath0 iface ath0 inet static name ...
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4answers
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How bad is the stock firmware on the Asus RT-N16?

I am interested in utilizing the advertised feature set of the Asus RT-N16 (Print Server, File Server, WAP etc.), but I have heard negative things about the stock firmware. The word on the street ...
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1answer
344 views

Updating / forcing usb wireless driver in Linux

I have a new USB WIFI stick Airlive X.USB-3. It's a a/b/g/n solution with dual external atennas based ar9170 chipset. http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ar9170 website states that the ...
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3answers
206 views

Connect Wireless and Wired network

What is the best solution to connect a wireless to a wired network, so that both get their IP from one DHCP server and can communicate with each other as if they were the same network? The wireless ...
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3answers
474 views

Existing open source software for wireless mesh networking?

My goal: Build a wireless mesh network with some ALIX 2D2 (500 MHz AMD Geode LX800 x86 CPU, 256MB RAM, Atheros wireless card) Aside from working like a normal wireless mesh network users should be ...
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3answers
2k views

Error 118 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out

This morning when I'm about to browsing using google chrome in Ubuntu Linux 10.04.1, I got this error message: Error 118 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out. The network have ...
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2answers
1k views

Intermittent “no route to host” error on Linux

I have 2 computers on the same network: 10.0.0.4 10.0.0.5 If I leave things idle for about 10 minutes or so, when I attempt to connect between them, I get: $ ssh user@10.0.0.4 $ ssh: connect to host ...
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1answer
315 views

Linux auth to wireless before LDAP/AD logon?

Is it possible, on a linux machine configured for AD or LDAP logon, when the user logs on, to use that username and password to connect to a WPA enterprise wifi connection, which would then allow the ...
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3answers
375 views

Internet connection problem after new wireless network created Ubuntu 9.10

I want to share internet connection from my ubuntu box with my smartphone. The problem is when I try create new wireless network via GUI, I have problems with my internet connection. I guess that my ...
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2answers
235 views

How to set up a wireless AP with a linux box and SOCKS proxy

I've got: (1) Linux box (Arch linux to be precise, but that doesn't really matter) (2) Ethernet connection on it (say, eth0) (3) Socks proxy on a remote site (say, remote :port), which can be ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Radius Certificate Based (eap) Authentication

We are currently putting in place a freeradius server that uses certificates to authenticate via a wireless connection. We have this working for 802.1x but Novell's client for Windows 7 breaks the ...
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3answers
122 views

Is it possible to do “something” every time linux connects to a network?

Hey, I'm trying to make a script run every time NetworkManager (or whatever, but that's what I'm talking to right now) connects to a network (or changes networks). What I really want is, ...
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2answers
1k views

Linux: Bridge doesn't forward if interface is WiFi?

I have an Edimax EW-7318USg which comes with an Ralink rt73 and its USB. When trying to bridge (to share internet for example) it doesn't work. But today I tried to do the same with a wired ...
2
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3answers
765 views

Wifi activity monitor

I'm looking for a tool that will summarize WiFi traffic per node. I'm not looking for fancy things like packet sniffing... the actual data that's being sent is irrelevant. I want a way to see that ...
1
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1answer
918 views

How to use the mode master with the ath5k driver?

In this page, they says that we can use the AP mode with the ath5k driver since linux 2.6.31 I am using Ubuntu Karmic with : linux 2.6.31-16-generic I would like to share my eth0 WAN connection ...
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1answer
1k views

Master Mode on Intel 5100

Is it possible to enable wireless master mode on Intel 5100 wireless cards? They use the iwlagn driver and that does not seem to support master mode. Is there any way to change the driver or recompile ...
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2answers
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how to disable auto-connect in network manager in ubuntu

hello there are some laptops running ubuntu 8.1 with NetworkManager, which on startup automatically connects to the strongest wireless network. i need to disable this for security reasons, so a ...
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2answers
7k views

how to forward wlan0 to eth0?

I get internet from my wireless wlan0 and I would like to forward it to eth0 which is connected to another laptop. How can I do that? Thanks. Edit: my wireless card is intel: 0b:00.0 Network ...
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4answers
5k views

Share LAN network through Wifi in Linux

I have an ubnutu server connected to internet by an ethernet cable to a router. I would like to share the Internet connection by a Wifi usb dongle connected to the server. What are the possible ways ...
4
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5answers
11k views

Have Ubuntu auto-connect to wireless AP without logging in

We have an ubuntu box set up to do some monitoring but due to the placement are unable to run CAT5 to the box itself. I have an Atheros PCI card that works great as long as someone is logged into ...
2
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6answers
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hp 6716s, 6715b, and 6710s laptops on linux wireless problem

A year ago we bought several HP Compaq's laptops. Different models, from 6715s, 6715b, 6710s, 6735 ... (not all of them have gone through my hands so I don't know every one of them). They came with ...
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4answers
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Problematic Wireless connection manager in Kubuntu 9.04

I've recently upgraded my Kubuntu installation to 9.04 and somehow the wireless manager is not working any more. I believe it is the official bug mentioned in this article. Have any of you encountered ...
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7answers
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Configure Wi-Fi adapters in Linux

Linux distributions these days come with NetworkManager to allow a user to configure a WiFi network adapter. However I can't seem to figure out how to configure a system-wide network adapter. There ...
2
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1answer
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What are some cool things I can do with Backtrack?

I've been interested in trying out BackTrack for a while, but I'm not sure how to use most of the tools. I know there's a lot there, but is there a simple, graphical way to monitor activity on my ...