Please I need help.
Objective: Be able to create a Wifi-Hotspot on my laptop[Dell Inspiron 5520 64-bit with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS] and share the internet connection being supplied via my USB Internet Wireless Broadband Dongle [ZTE Reliance Netconnect] with my android smartphone and other laptops at home.
Progress so far: 1. I am able to use my dongle conveniently after configuring it using wvdial.
I tried setting up an "New Wireless Network" ad-hoc but the sharing did not work. In fact my phone wasn't able to connect to this network.
I saw other Similar Posts on AskUbuntu and most of them are based on sharing a "Wired" Connection which doesn't help my case. In fact, one similar question was flagged duplicate even though the person had clearly mentioned he needs an answer for "Wireless" connection such as myself.
when I use "iwconfig" I get the following, is this correct?
$ iwconfig ppp0 no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
eth2 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off Power Management:off
lo no wireless extensions.
How can I achieve this? Please someone guide me step-by-step. Thanks :)