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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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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Got -46 DBM signal strength on hotspot

i am using ubuntu 12.04 lts version. I got a wired connection with 1Mbps speed. But when i make my laptop as hotspot, i got only .46dbm signal strength on my phone. How make i boost up the signal ?
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How to setup a hotspot

Its not exactly a hotspot i am after but i am not sure what it is called I have setup a vlan on an access point that is open to the public. I want to make my website and my website only viewable via ...
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Ubuntu wifi Hotspot with ap-hotspot doesn't work

My Ubuntu 14.04 wifi Hotspot which I've installed using ap-hotspot script doesn't work recently! My phone connects to wifi but it doesn't have any packet send/receive. This is the error I see in ...
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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 ...
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How to create WiFi Hotspot when connected to wireless network in Ubuntu 14.04 with 2 network adapters? [duplicate]

I followed this guide [KDE's network manager] http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/share-internet-with-android-ubuntu-1404/ but this is for wired connection. How can i create a wifi hotspot ...
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Does ubuntu wifi sharing process support samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1?

:) Lately, I have been trying to share my internet to my android tab(Samsung Galaxy tab 2, 10.1) via Wifi hotspot. What I did: I have used KDE network manager to create a wifi(shared) profile with ...
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Recommended usb wifi adapter with hotsopt support [closed]

i'd like to setup a wireless hotspot in ubuntu and would like to know what brands/models have master mode support.
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How could I configure and properly create a WiFi hotspot in a big corporate lan?

I've went through some tutorials regarding how to build a hotspot under Ubuntu. My Ubuntu is connected in a big corporate lan and will post settings later. $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Setting up NON AD- HOC connection for internet connection sharing in Ubuntu

n.b. there are similar posts with regards to internet connection sharing in Ubuntu in here – but they are general and not solving this particular issue I am trying to resolve here, Hi guys, This is ...
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How to connect to my hotspot from iPhone?

I'm trying to connect to my hotspot created on Ubuntu by standard tools. So the question is what need I enter in the field "Username" on iPhone? I think "Password" is the same as "Security key" of ...
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is there any way to create a hidden hotspot from ubuntu?

I would like to create a hidden hotspot from my Ubuntu for my phone, is there any way to do this? I want that only people who know the SSID can connect to the WiFi.
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Could not wifi-hotspot using hostapd to connect android after reinstalling ubuntu

I have just shifted from windows. I could share Internet using wifi hotspot using connectify. Previously when I was using ubuntu 14.10 I could share net but not now. sudo lshw | less showed: ...
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Access point problem

:~$ sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET failed on device eth1 ; No such device. :~$ ethtool -i wlan0 | grep driver driver: iwlwifi :~$ lspci | grep ...
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Can't create a wifi hotspot

I'm having problems creating a wireless hotspot using ubuntu. I am able to start a hotspot using windows on the same machine using mHotspot(a third party software). Network Controller : BroadCom ...
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How do you create a wifi hotspot with network drive

How can I make a hotspot with a shared folder throughout the lan, such as done by USB port on the back of some routers?
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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 WiFi Hotspot

I have Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell XPS 15 L501x and have an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000. In an older version could create a hotspot with my Laptop for my smartphone, but now it is not possible anymore ...
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Ap-hotspot wifi clients can't reach each other

I am using ap-hotspot to create a wireless access point for 2 computers and a phone. Everything is working correctly but I cannot reach from one client connected to the access point another client. ...
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Wireless Hotspot [duplicate]

I have Broadcom Corporation BCM43225 802.11b/g/n card and i am using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I wish to use a dongle or wired connection and further make a hotspot connection. In my 'iw list' command i ...
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Is there a way to limit traffic to just SSH?

I am going to be using my phone as a mobile hotspot so I can SSH from my laptop into my home server, as the phone is my only available data currently. Is there a way to limit the connections on the ...
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Ubuntu12.04 hotspot creation problem

I am doing this Creating a wireless network through EDIT CONNECTIONS, with wireless security as 128 bit paraphrase and shared to other computers. Then I am creating a network through create new ...
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Wireless hotspot problem

My Ubuntu laptop connects the Internet though data card. When i try to use it in my mobile by turning on wireless hotspot in laptop i couldn't find any networks in my search result in the phone. I had ...
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Problems with hosting wifi (BCM43142) in ubuntu 14.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a new ASUS X551MAV laptop and came across with the problem when I try to create Hotspot Wi Fi Network in ad-hoc mode in Ubuntu 14.04. What I have is 2 ...
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ap-hotspot Access Point Mode not suported

Certailny ap-hotspot started do display this error saying your wireless card or driver doesnot support Access Point mode.
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Dependency issue installing hostapd [duplicate]

All the time I gets this dependency issue when trying installing hostapd as mentioned here Ubuntu version 14.04 Arch 64
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Catch Network Connection Events

I want to run a script when i connect to a hotspot which have a login page that runs on first connection. I use that script in order to login automatically without my attempt. I couldn't find which ...
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Winrd Network wireless Sharing

I'am Using Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop. Is it possible to create a WiFi hot-spot of a wired connection in it? My network connection is via a Ethernet cable.
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ap-hotspot error “Another process is already running”

ap-hotspot is configured, when i first entered the command sudo ap-hotspot it said starting wireless hotspot which took long time but didn't start. Afterwards it displays following errors:
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RALINK RT5370 Master mode problem

I want to set up master mode for hotspot usage, but its not working out.. It's detecting the wi-fi networks, but could not set up access point. I have installed ap-hotspot and following methods as ...
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unable to install ap-hotspot ubuntu 13.04

Am able to connect to wifi networks with my RALINK adaptor (5370). I wanted to create wifi-hotspot with it(supports mastermode) Am trying to install ap-hotspot through below commands sudo ...
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reset network@ubuntu 14.04

Hi I've been trying to setup mobile hotspot in my laptop (ubuntu14.04) so I go ahead with "How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?" after changing the files listed in the file I'm unable to ...
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How to share WiFi/hotspot over SSH tunnel

I have created a SSH tunnel on my laptop connected to LAN. I want to share the internet via WiFi/hotspot, but over the SSH tunnel. I mean any computer using this wireless should connect to the ...
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wifi hotspot is not working..[ hard blocked:yes]

I'm completely new to Ubuntu , I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I am unable to turn on the wireless key in the network panel. Whenever I try rfkill unblock all and rfkill list all then it shows -> ...
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Turn off AP (hotspot) through terminal

How can I turn off the AP hotspot through the terminal, since when I turn it off in network settings the program crashes. Also: How do I get networking to start when the computer boots up? It doesn't ...
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How to setup USB wireless card as AP hotspot (tl-wn725n)

I tried to set up hotspot for my android mobile on my ubuntu 12.04. follow the instruction of here: 'http://thenewbieblog.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/wifi-hotspot-setup-on-ubuntu/' However it does not ...
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run ap-hotspot commands from a saved file

How can I create a text file to automatically run these commands: sudo ap-hotspot start sudo ap-hotspot configure sudo ap-hotspot stop sudo ap-hotspot restart One file for each command. I tried ...
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Errors while installing any Software Packages on ubuntu 14.04LTS - fails to build alsa-hda-0.201210261053~natty1

If i install any new SW. .it will throw SW update error & Package operation failed.. below is how the error looks like in terminal... Can you please help.. Loading new ...
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how to create wifi hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to create a wifi hotspot in Ubuntu like connectify creates hotspot in windows...where i can use internet on my laptop as well as mobile
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Security Issues in Hotspot

I list the device connected through ap-hotspot with arp -a Can I have following privilege over the device connected in my hotspot*: Disabling the device connected to my hotspot i.e assuming three ...
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Listing DEVICES connected in HOTSPOT through Terminal

I connect my hotspot through ap-hotspot and I can see the notifications pop out displaying new device connected , device disconnected. (Because I want to learn about priveliges for access to use or ...
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Problem with ap-hotspot

This is the message displayed in my terminal screen when I typed sudo ap-hotspot start Another process is already running Which process is running and how do I stop it?
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Wi-Fi hotspot is not detected by android phone

Default creation of HotSpot in network manager is not able to detected on andriod phones of any version. There is a answer for this question in given link below but its need to install third party ...
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WiFi Access Point in Ubuntu 12.04

I know that this question had been asked several times on this site, but I couldn't find answers for my problem. I want to create "Access Point" on my Ubuntu 12.04-LTS and share it with my Android ...
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How do i install Ap-Hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04?

When I enter the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 It gives this message "Cannot add PPA: 'ppa"nilarimogard/webupd8' Please check that the PPA name and format is correct" ...
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Configure WIreless Hotspot Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

I would like to turn my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 - Trusty) into a wireless hotspot. So i linked my laptop to my router with an Ethernet cable, I went into System settings > Network > Wireless. I selected ...