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I would like to connect my Samsung Galaxy with Android using Airdroid to my Kubuntun 12.04 on a Dell 1510.

I do not use a WiFi at home, but a G3 SIM on my laptop. However I have seen I could create a hotspot and use it to connect with Airdroid.

I have followed instructions on this site and other to create a hotspot on Kubuntu 12.04. It seems to have worked, but Airdroid doesn't see the hotspot when scanning. Something went wrong down the line. Could you provide a step-by-step guide on how to connect Airdroid to Kubuntu via hotspot?


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marked as duplicate by Eric Carvalho, Seth, Luis Alvarado Apr 19 '13 at 14:35

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

It is possible that you have created an ad hoc hotspot (access point) in Kubuntu. The problem is Android phones do not support ad hoc APs. See How to make an Android phone use a WiFi hotspot created on Ubuntu? – user68186 Apr 18 '13 at 15:40
Ah, possibly, how do I find out? – Benjamin Apr 18 '13 at 15:40