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I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop having wifi. I have an android tablet which has wifi support. I connect my laptop to the internet through Mobile broadband (reliance netconnect zte modem). I need to know how to share that connection to my tablet through wifi...

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Connection Sharing Guide

In particular:

GUI Method via Network Manager (Ubuntu 12.04) Open Settings->Network->Wireless and create a new Ad Hoc network. To use a common denominator for all devices choose WEP for security and create a 5 letters password from 0..9A..F. Note that this a least secure encryption standard.

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Here is your tutorial. I won't explain the procedure here, because it's too much technical. But if you need help, just pm me or someone with more experience.

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