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i set up a hotspot using ap hotspot,and my android phone is connected to the hotspot,but i am unable to access the internet on the phone, though it shows connected. i use Ubuntu 14.04

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I figured out the problem myself. The firewall was restricting the access to internet. hope this helps out others facing the same issue. – user287772 Jun 19 '14 at 5:25
Hi & Welcome to AU. It would be great if you can add this an answer to your own question as you've figured it out. Also, add in-detail if possible as it may help another later on. :) – AzkerM Jun 19 '14 at 5:26
Hi @user287772 i am facing the same problem please post it as answer – Sudheer Jun 19 '14 at 5:34

The firewall was restricting the access to internet. If you're using the GUI version of the firewall, it is as simple as opening the firewall and disabling it. This should solve all problems.

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Sudheer: for Internet navigation through a hotspot to work you must enable forwarding on the hotspot machine, and configure NATting on it's firewall.

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