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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create wifi hotspot in ubuntu-14.04 when connected to another wireless network

My machine ubuntu-14.04 is connected to a wireless network. The wireless network does not allow mobile devices to connect to it and access internet. I am trying to setup my laptop as access point, ...
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How to use a usb hotspot as a usb internet modem for ubuntu

I wanted to know if it is possible to use a Huawei Mobile USB hotspot as an USB modem. The Hotspot model is E5573, on the box it didn't say that ubuntu is supported, it didn't support windows XP too ...
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Wireless network priority including a HotSpot

I have setup a HotSpot sharing my ethernet connection over Wi-Fi on my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop (for university, where the Wi-Fi is patchy at best). Now, regardless of whether the wired connection is ...
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Change IP address when wireless is on hotspot mode

I want to share my ethernet connection by wireless. To do that I just select 'use as hotspot option' in network settings. It created a hotspot called Ubuntu that I could connect to with my mobile ...
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Unable to access internet on on mobile via hotspot created through kde connection manager on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and I am connected to internet via wired network. I have created hotspots using both network manager and also using KDE connection manager. I am able to connect to ...
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How to run wifi hotstop from Ubuntu 16.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but i am unable to start the wifi hotspot feature from the network settings. After turning the hotspot, the dialog box is showing that the wifi hotspot has been ...
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I'm running ubuntu 16.04, How do I make a hotspot from the same wifi interface?

I'm Using ubuntu 16.04 and I have a usable wifi connection. I would like a way to create a hotspot from the wifi interface as my PC is connected. Also, I know Ap-Hotspot won't work on 16.04. Please ...
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Created hotspot in ubuntu 16.04 is not able to connect

I had created hotspot using kde-nm-connection-manager in ubuntu 15.10 and was able to connect to it successfully. When I tried to do it in ubuntu 16.04 after upgrading, it says failed to activate ...
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Create hotspot using CLI only - ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I saw many howto's for creating a hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04 (in AP mode) using system settings. They are perfect. How do I create a hotspot using only command line however? I tried messing around ...
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Ubuntu wifi hotspot not working properly

I have created wifi hotspot on my Ubuntu 14.04 following these instructions. It was working fine. But recently I applied the updates on Ubuntu and since then the hotspot is not working properly. My ...
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how to make a wired connection to wifi hotspot [duplicate]

i have lan connection to my laptop now i want to share this as the hotspot i am unable to this now can any please tell ... thanks in advance...
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Using Edimax AC600 EW-7811UTC Hotspot

I have a EDIMAX AC600 EW-7811UTC setup and connecting to Wifi but it will not let me use it as a hotspot or Ad-Hoc network. Xubuntu 16.04.
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iphone six plus personal hotspot do not connect ubuntu 16.04

ubuntu 16.04 lts do not connect using iphone 6+ personal hotspot.everytime the network icon vanishes when trying to connect the internet. it shows a error report of image which included.how can this ...
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How can I make hotspot on my dell 2520 laptop with ubuntu 15.10?

I have just installed ubuntu 15.10 in my dell vostro 2520 laptop. I am unable to make my laptop as a wifi hotspot. I am using internet on this laptop through a LAN cable. There is no wireless option ...
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Not able to create wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04

I used all method which available on internet and Ubuntu forum but not able to create wifi hotspot in ubuntu 16.04. I am getting the following error: Failed to activate connection (2) Connection 'hu'...
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After following the steps for creating hot-spot, Connect to hidden network menu did not open in my Ubuntu 16.04

I followed all the steps for having wi-fi from ethernet. However, when I opened the menu for Network, I cannot switch on the wireless. When it is close, I clicked the Connect to Hidden Network nothing ...
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cannot access to internet after running openconnect on a hotspot

I have a linux machine which runs ubuntu 14.04 and I use it as a hotspot. Normally, when I connect to hotspot, I can browse web pages and etc. but after I start openconnect, I cannot open any web ...
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problem to use plasma-nm on xubuntu 16.04 (Solved)

I used to install and setup hotspot that support android phones using the plasma-nm package but in this fresh installation of xubuntu 16.04 it's not working each time i try to setup the hotspot it ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi hotspot, tethering available in OTA-9.1?

I just installed Ubuntu touch on the 16gb LG-E960 and I can find a way to share a internet connection from the phone. Neither wireless or wired. I have tried the stable OTA-9.1 and r24 from the rc ...
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Create hotspot on Ubunu 14.04 without broadcasting SSID

Is it possible to create a hotspot on Ubuntu without broadcasting the ssid so it remains hidden? I know this question has already been asked but I am not satisfied with the answers.
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Wifi hotspot issues with Ubuntu Gnome after sleep

Okay, so I've been using my laptop with Ubuntu Gnome installed for some weeks now. And every now and then, I use my android phone to create a wifi hotspot when I'm on the move. My issue is that ...
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Problem in creating Hotspot in Ubuntu 14.04

I followed this tutorial to create hotspot. http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/share-internet-with-android-ubuntu-1404/ Earlier, my hotspot was working fine. I was just trying to do it using ...
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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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Low speeds of wifi hotspot created on ubuntu

(Its a humble request to not close down this thread) OS - Ubuntu 14.04 Android Phone - Samsung Galaxy S3(flashed it with CM13) Laptop - HP-ENVY (Model : 6-1002TX) I created a hotspot on ubuntu ...
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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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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 http://www.howtogeek.com/116409/how-to-turn-your-ubuntu-laptop-into-a-wireless-access-point/...
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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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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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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 ...