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I'm using a desktop computer with Ubuntu 12.04 OS. This PC is connected to internet and a local network which is also connected by a wifi router.

Can I use this PC to connect to other wireless devices (via the wifi router)??

This is a bit tricky since it's Ubuntu

Could anyone help me with some hints??

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Let me see if I understand. (Your computer) --> connected --> To Wireless router(which is also connected to DSL/Cable Modem?) --> – TardisGuy Oct 10 '12 at 16:08
that's what I mean. My desktop PC and the wireless router are in the same local network under a modem – Shawn Le Oct 11 '12 at 4:34
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YES! If other computer/devices are connected to the router...Just install Samba a network homegroup sharing utility just like the one in Windows OS. After that you have to configure the software, router and the other devices.

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I've finally worked out on my device - a mobile robot control wirelessly with a PC. The network is quite similar to what you've said – Shawn Le Oct 11 '12 at 12:58

How to Turn Your Ubuntu Laptop into a Wireless Access Point

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I'm using a desktop PC, not a laptop – Shawn Le Oct 11 '12 at 4:38

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