A Hotspot is a device that offers internet connection in an area. Use this tag if you have trouble creating or using hotspots in Ubuntu.

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TP-LINK TL WN823N wireless USB adapter not conneting to hotspot shared from laptop

I have brought a TP-LINK TL WN823N wireless USB adapter. I am currently using it with my Desktop PC with ubuntu 14.04. It will connect to hotspot created from my phone. But will not connect to hotspot ...
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Unable to create hotspot in ubuntu 14.04 using bridge mode

sample diagram: Internet ---> ADSL Router ---> (eth0)+----(Ubuntu 14.04 machine)----+(wlan0 :- WIFI-HOTSPOT) ----->| | |----> +(wireless interface of mobile1)---------(mobile1)----------| | |(wlan0 ...
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Wifi Hotspot doesn't work on 15.10

I was the one who upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04 merely by reading that 15.10 has got a built-in Hotspot option. I had made a Hotspot connection in 14.04 by the very common method of adding new WiFi ...
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How to create wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I've tried so many things but nothing helped out
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How to create a wifi hotspot from the command line?

There are some good directions here for how to create a wifi hotspot by confguring a connection using the gui with wifi hardware that supports AP mode. However, I need to be able to do it within a ...
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How to create a wifi hotspot using wifi connection [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu . I am using ubuntu 14.04.01 and i am using a wifi connection and i don't have a lan connection. I want to create a wifi hotspot using this connection. I searched on sites but ...
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Unable to connect to hotspot unless I setup for open access

I purchased a USB wifi adapter (TL-WN822N) that supports AP mode because my built-in wifi adapter doesn't support AP. Terminal command iw list shows AP mode being available on the USB adapter. I ...
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How to create Wi-Fi hotspot in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have an Ethernet internet connection. I have connected this cable with my PC directly without using any wifi router. So I want to use my PC as wifi hotspot. Can you ...
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How to create wifi hotspot in ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I tried almost all ways to create hotspot in ubuntu 15.10 but none of them works. I have tried using kde-connection-editor but it's not working.
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How apply a vpn (openvpn) on a hotspot with a bridge on eth0 and wlan0

I created a hotspot with a bridge eth0 wlan0 in /etc/network/interfaces, for Android and Windows from Linux. It works. This was my first problem but I prefer open à new for this problem. Hotspot ...
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Ubuntu can connect iphone's hotspot, but not Motorola router [closed]

I am trying to connect my Xubuntu laptop to Motorola Arris surfboard sbg6782AC router. Previously I couldn't see any networks, but thanks to the help from AskUbuntu ( No wifi with N1525 or external ...
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How to solve adapter does not support AP (master) mode problem?

I have intel centrino N1000 wireless card. I am able to setup "wifi hotspot" with windows 7. But I am not able to setup "wifi hotspot" in ubuntu though I am able to connect to other wifi devices and ...
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When will there ever be an alternative to connectify me in ubuntu

I hate to say but there seems to be no GUI tools for creating a wifi hotspot in Ubuntu Linux whilst there are abundance of them for windows. When are we going to get at least one GUI tool which ...
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Wifi hotspot problem on a dell inspiron i3

how to create a hotspot on a laptop that has Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n and running ubuntu 14. Drivers for my Wi Fi adaptor has been installed correctly because Wi ...
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Connecting to my second wireless card as a hotspot

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Previously I was using windows 7, and a great feature of windows 7 was that I was able to use my wireless card to create a wireless ad hoc network to ...
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Wifi Hotspot in 15.10 not working [duplicate]

I installed 15.10 in my Lenovo T440s Laptop and my Wifi Hotspot does not working. Previously I had 15.04 and hotspot was working well.
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how to create a hotspot when my laptop is already connected to a network

I know a lot of people had asked this question but what I want to know is a bit different. My laptop can access Internet by connecting to a wifi network say "qwerty". now I want to create a hotspot ...
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Create a hotspot on Ubuntu 15.04 (single adapter) help!

I know there are lots of questions on this type but I cannot find the answer anywhere. On Windows I can use cmd to create a virtual AP and share connection from a local network. However, It seems not ...
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Cannot create hotspot on Ubuntu 14.04

When I create a hotspot, the window shows it to have been created but none of my mobile devices can 'see' this network. Please suggest solutions.
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Wifi Hotspot created using ubuntu 14.04 inbuilt option is not disciverable?

I tried to make the Hotspot using the Network->Wireless -> Use as hotspot. But the newly created hotspot is not discoverable in the wireless devices i want to connect. On other queries also i donot ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 how to create hotspot in Terminal

I know there have been other questions like this, but this is different by a lot. I need to create a wifi hotspot from my desktop machine using eth0 as the internet source, only using the command ...
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Why I'm having trouble using my PC as a WiFi Hotspot?

I've inserted a Prolink Wireless-N Nano USB Adapter in my desktop. Now I'm having no problem connecting my computer with nearby WiFi hotspots and surfing the Internet. But I'm having trouble using my ...
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Wifi hotspot have problems on Android

I created wifi hotspot on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop and I'm using that wifi connection on Android phone. I can use it for some websites like Facebook, but it don't work when I try to download something ...
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Route internet from built-in WiFi to USB WiFi adapter, which will be used as Access Point or WiFi Hotspot

My laptop is connected with internet using built-in WiFi card. I have another WiFi USB adapter. I want to create an Access point/WiFi hotspot on WiFi USB adapter. I would like to connect multiple ...
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How to create wifi hotspot?

How to create a hotspot wifi, without having to use the 'system settings > network > use as hotspot'? Iread ...
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Connection problems with portable hotspot

I'd like to use my Smartphone (Google Nexus 5, CM11, Android 4.4.4) as a portable Hotspot to connect my laptop (Thinkpad L450, Ubuntu 15.04, Intel Wireless 7265), because there's no Wifi around (im in ...
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Problem with Installing ap-hotspot

Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ap-hotspot Output (Error Part for last command): E: Unable to locate package hostpd I'm going ...
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Hotspot stops working when more than one device connects

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME, and I create hotspots using the Network settings dialog (this one). The first time I start the hotspot after a reboot, it works perfectly, but only for one device. Once another ...
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My wireless card doesnot support AP mode. Is it the end?

When I run iwconfig, it doesnot list AP under supported features. My aim is to start a WiFi hotspot with my laptop. So is that it? All hopes lost? It is to be added that my friend who has the same ...
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Ubuntu hotspot doesn't work

My laptop runs Ubuntu 14.04 and has Broadcom's BCM43143 as wireless card. This card has always given me trouble in Linux, but usually works fine in Ubuntu when I install the package ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi drivers with AP mode to create hotspot for android devices

I want to create WiFi hotspot for android device using Broadcom BCM43142 chipset. OS : 14.0.4but I am stuck at a STEP which says your Wireless card should support AP mode!The current driver: wl0 ...
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Hotspot without AP in 14.04

I was following this guide to set up an hotspot on my Ubuntu 14.04, but suddenly I got this error (32) Access Point (AP) mode is not supported by this device. typing the line "iw list" in the ...
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Can't Connect to Hotspot Created by Plasma-nm in Ubuntu15.04

I use an internal wireless card + an Alfa AWUS036H on a Dell inpiron N5010. After I created a shared Wifi connection using plasma-nm(kde-nm-connection-editor) and tried to connect it using Connect to ...
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Hostapd in VMware player

For internet, Im using a dongle. With the help of hostapd, I used to take hotspot from my laptop. I've one laptop which has ubuntu only. So, I can use hostapd easily to activate hotspot from my ...
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Obtaining address ap-hotspot

I've recently installed ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.04 machine, it was worked fine. Suddenly, i get the error as Obtaining address during connecting the WiFi. How should i solve this?
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how to control the range of ap-hotspot wifi?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I use it as wifi router using ap-hotspot. It works fine. I need to increase the range of this wifi for better accessibility. How can I control the range.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hotspot automatic creation

I'm using the default hotspot interface in Ubuntu 14.04 through the network manager, but I want to automate the creation of the hotspot when the laptop is connected through Ethernet. Is there at ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Network auto connect-disconnect problem after hotspot setup

ubuntu 14.10 showing auto connect- disconnect network after creating wifi hotspot. Please help me.
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How to make a tethering or hotspot active in ubuntu-touch?

My platform: Google nexus 4. How to make a tethering or hotspot active in ubuntu-touch for sharing internet connection via phone's 3G?
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I have problems with creating a hotspot

While creating a hotspot by using these instructions -- http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/ -- I receive the following: tux@tux:~$ gksu gedit ...
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I cannot create a Wifi connection for Hotspot

I created a hotspot for my phone by using the instructions provided in here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/. After using it for some while, I decided ...
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Where is created Wifi hotspots located?

I use my small homeserver as Wifi hotspot. Usually I just use the ad hoc "internet sharing" hotspot feature in NetworkManager. Today I created a new Hotspot, without password, because I needed it for ...
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ubuntu hotspot wifi for captive portal and authentication via sms

I'm trying to install GRASE HotSpot on Ubuntu 14.04lts to realize an hotspot wifi for the captive portal and using sms for authentication users. But during the installation I've received that error: ...
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Wireless Access Point Won't Delete and Automatically Connects

I tried setting up my laptop as a wireless access point. Now when I start up my machine, or take it back out of hibernation it connects itself to the wireless hotspot that I set up. I'm not sure why ...
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iPad hotspot connection not working after system crash

Running Ubuntu 14.4 on Thinkpad yoga 14. I was running a setup.py develop command which caused the system to crash. I manually forced a a reboot with the power button. After restart, the wifi ...
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Cannot start Wireless HotSpot on USB adapter plug in (with udev rule)

I really need help on this matter. I have a PC with Lubuntu 14.10 and a Wireless USB stick TP-Link TL-WN722N and I want to create a wireless hotspot that automatically gets started upon wireless USB ...
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How can I allow ap-hotspot in ufw Ubuntu 14.04?

When ufw is enable android stuck in obtaining ip address and cannot connect to wifi. I try sudo ufw allow dhclient and sudo ufw allow dnsmasq bot both had ERROR: Could not find a profile matching ...
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Wireless hotspot not supported after upgrade to 14.04!

I used to use ap-hotspot on my laptop with Saucy without a problem. Now that I upgraded to 14.04 and installed ap-hotspot I get this error: Your wireless card or driver does not support Access Point ...
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How to create wifi hotspot on Ubuntu 14.04 that is visible to every device?

I was creating a wifi hotspot using kde-nm-connection-editor as instructed on Share Internet Connection With Android in Ubuntu 14.04 but an unexpected error occurred as a result of which I was able to ...
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hot-spot wifi with wifi

Sorry by my english Now i live in a big house and when i go to bathroom i cant connect with my wifi, so my question is... Can i extend the signal of my router if my laptop run like a router?? my ...