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I have Dell XPS 15z laptop with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6230 network controller. I have tried creating a WiFi hotspot in Windows using Connectify. It worked fine.

But I am not able to create WiFi access point in Ubuntu.

When I create it using common method like going to network manage and click Use as a Hotspot My android phone doesn't even detect it. I have also tried creating a network using hostapd but it gives be following error:

nl80211: Failed to set interface wlan0 into AP mode
nl80211 driver initialization failed.

I would really appreciate some help here to how to create WiFi access point in this case?


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Try this one - askubuntu.com/q/180733/35775 –  Web-E Mar 19 '14 at 5:37

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