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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Ubuntu laptop connected to usb modem and set to be a hotspot + nexus 7

I'm using my laptop as a wifi hotspot while it's connected to broadband over a usb stick. And it works perfectly, I connect my phone to the laptop hotspot without a problem. But my nexus 7 can't find ...
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Could not connect to wireless unitl reboot (nl80211)

I'm using Samsung NP900X3C. I have problem with occasionally connecting to WIFI, with Ubuntu 12.10. Sometimes my computer could not connect to WIFI "blab", neither after reboot computer. Only ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 13.04 Wireless Hotspot Problems

I had an Ubuntu 12.04 system which I recently upgraded to 13.04. I thought of trying to create a Wireless Hotspot that I could use to share my Mobile Broadband Connection with other devices. To that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Software to _easily_ create Hotspot

At this link there is a tricky and not always working solution to activate a wifi-hotspot using wifi. Does someone know any program (like Connectify for Windows) that does this? I understand this ...
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Wireless Access Point with login/landing page

I´m investigating how to setup a Wireless Access Point in a Linux (Ubuntu, in my case) PC where is mandatory to login/register using a backend module that I have developed. I know that exist some ...
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Create a HotSpot which requires a username and password

I wish to set up a wireless access point which requires a username and password in order for clients to use the internet. The network setup will be internet modem connected to an Ubuntu Server (2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning in linux VM

I am new to Ubuntu 14.I need some one help on the below issue. I am installing MFP domain on Vertual machine using rpasInstall.sh script, but it is failing with the below error. Java HotSpot(TM) ...