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How to share a wired internet connection via Wifi?

When I had Windows 7 I used Connectify (http://www.connectify.me) to create a Wifi Hotspot. Now I have a wireless connection on my netbook to browse the web and I want to share that wireless connection with my Android smartphone. I only have the wireless connection (I don't have a wired connection) on my netbook. How can I share it? I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

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Please note that the OP doesn't have a wired Internet connection to share. –  John S Gruber Sep 8 '12 at 17:41
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Go to System Settings, under Hardware chose Network and on the left side chose Wireless you will see the Use as Hotspot on the bottom of the window.

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When I click on Use as Hotspot it appears a message who says that I have to disconnect from my actual wireless connection (WLAN_XXXX) and create a new Hotspot. When I create the new Hotspot Ubuntu connects to the new Hotspot and disconnects from WLAN_XXXX and I haven't got Internet on my netbook (and I neither can't share it, of course). –  user87707 Sep 5 '12 at 19:28
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