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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 http://www.howtogeek.com/116409/how-to-turn-your-ubuntu-laptop-into-a-wireless-access-point/...