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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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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installing ap hotspot in sony vaio

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in sony vaio when i am installing ap hotspot it is telling "Your wireless card or driver does not support Access Point mode". how can I fix this problem
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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 ...
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Get wi-fi hotspot (access point mode) working in Trusty Tahr with Network Manager

I have read that the NetworkManager is supposed to be capable of creating a hotspot in access point mode since version 0.9.8. I've got the NetworkManager installed that comes with Trusty Tahr (version ...
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Creating a wifi hotspot from a wired connection on Macbook for iPhones

I am trying to configure my own hotspot. I've tried following the instructions in this answer: http://askubuntu.com/a/180734/297819 with no use. I don't have 'AP' appear in "Supported Interface ...
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Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu

Although many questions have already been asked regarding WiFi hotspot, I didn't get any of the solutions working for me. I connect to the Internet using a 3G Dongle of Huawei 3772 (Vodafone). The ...
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Create wifi hotspot using a HSPA dongle

I have 12.04 (LTS) I know how to create a wifi hotspot using a wired connection. But when I create the HSPA dongle, the connection is created using an external application and doesn't use eth0 or the ...
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Wireless hotspot does not want to go off

I am running LTS 14.04 I am trying to switch off the wireless hotspot I created but it keeps going on again. This stops me from connecting to any wireless network, which is frustrating. Has anyone ...
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ap hotspot connected but net is not shared

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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How to share WiFi over proxy?

In my computer I have a SSH tunnel and socks5 proxy has been set up for my browsers, and thus all browsing traffics are passed through the proxy. Now I want to create a wireless hotspot for other ...
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number of users connected to hotspot

I see that after a point, my comp doesn't allow more users to get added to my hotspot connections. Is it restricted because of hardware or because of software? What is the maximum number of users ...
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Ubuntu wifi hotspot cannot share network

I am using hostapd for my WiFi hotspot, and I can connect my WiFi perfectly until today. I have isc-dhcp-server and bind9 running on my laptop, because I want my laptop to be dhcp and dns server. ...
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ap-hotspot not working with vpn

I have ap-hotspot up and running just fine on my laptop running xubuntu14.04. The problem starts when I activate a vpn connection. I can still connect to the hotpot, but there is no internet ...
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ap-hotspot hangs at “starting wireless hotspot” on 14.04

I am not an advanced user of ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 8. When I started ap-hotspot in terminal it hangs at "starting wireless hotspot...." . But I had no problems ...
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Virtual Hotspot and VPN

I created an hotspot wireless with this script : http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html . All work fine. Now I would create a vpn and share the vpn with all mobile ...
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wirless hotspot in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

hi friends am using ubuntu 14.04 and am tired of searching software to make my laptop a hotspot i tried installing ap-hotspot but when i type sudo ap-hotspot start ,it freezes and when i type sudo ...
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Ap-hotspot not creating in Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed ap-hotspot in kubuntu 13.10 and it was working but then I upgraded my os to 14.04 and then it stopped working. I tried everything I removed the ap-hotspot completely and then again started ...
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Using ap-hotspot to share a proxy connection

I know I can use ap-hotspot to configure a wifi hotspot in normal connection. But what is I'm connected to internet via a socks proxy? How can I share internet to my mobile devices then?
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Problem with sharing wireless internet connection over adhoc on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have problem with sharing my router wireless internet connection over adhoc on my Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to do that in Windows (Windows have software for that) but here as I ...
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Defective Built-in Hotspot Feature

After a fresh install of 14.04, I tried the built-in create a Hotspot feature on System Settings>Network. Turns out, my wireless card does not support this feature on Linux (though I can create ...
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“Starting Wireless Hotspot…” but nothing happens

I was trying to create an WiFi hotspot for my android device. I used ap-hotspot to do so. I configured the ap-hotspot using sudo ap-hotspot configure Then I started ap-hotspot using sudo ...
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ap-hotspot cannot connect to android devices

I created a hotspot using ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.10. The created hotspot shows in my android phone but it get stucks in obtaining IP address.. How can I add an IP address?
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WiFi connecting to android tablet shows authentication problem

The WiFi shared my Ubuntu 13.10 using AP-hotspot when connected to my android shows authentication problem and never connected. and using the last comment from here ( How to share a wired Internet ...
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Can't configure hotspot in Ubuntu 13.10

Yesterday I created a hotspot using these commands on my laptop: Hotspot on Kubuntu (Ubuntu 13.10) sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Hotspot does not allow android to obtain an ip address

I'm using the instructions from http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html and I've tweaked it for infrastructure mode, however my android 4.2.2 device is stuck in an ...
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Sharing internet through a single wireless adaptor; WIndows can Ubuntu can't?

I've been searching this for a long time. Apperantly, the only way is demostrated here. It takes a long time to set things up and requires experience with networks. I am OK with both. However it is ...
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Connection shared via Wifi authentication problem on Android

I'm trying to connect my Android device (Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.3) to Internet via my 3g network that I use on my Ubuntu 12.04 I followed this post on Ubuntu forums. Installation and ...
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share internet connection (via hotspot) with a lan with ieee 802.1X encryption

my dorm internet is protected with IEEE 802.1X encryption (Microsoft PEAP) and I want to share the connection with my phone, but so far, I haven't been able to do it. I can create the hotspot, but the ...
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How to connect my android phone to a MAC filter enabled rooter? [closed]

My college wifi has MAC address filter and only laptops can be connected to that networks. I want to connect my Android phone to that network to browse the Highspeed internet.Is it possible to turn on ...
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Android device connected to the hotspot, some apps can use the Intenet, but most cannot

I've created the wi-fi hotspot with ap-hotspot to share my cable connection. It had been working properly for some time, but now it doesn't. Although I still can connect to the hotspot, most ...
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Wirless ap-hotspot ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I created a wireless hot spot using the network setting option and also tried to setup using AP-hotspot. The problem is the one setup using network setting is not showing in ...
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How to access hostspot in moblie phone?

Is is possible to access hotspot in mobile phone or not? After I start Hotspot from my laptop ,the hotspot id is shown in the mobile while i refresh for the available wifi's but it never gets ...
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wifi hostspot, not obtaining i.p

I have successfully created a hotspot on my ubuntu machine but my android phone is not obtaining the ip while connecting. I made the hotspot by adding this repo: ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 Further ...
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How to make my netbook Wifi hotspot in Lubuntu 13.10?

In ubuntu , in the network settings there is an option to make your computer wifi hotspot. In lubuntu I cant find that option. I am using Lubuntu 13.10.