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My computer does not have a wired network connection, it only has a WiFi card. In Windows 10 I can just click a button to turn my WiFi internet into a hotspot. As far as I can tell this is about the only feature in Windows 10 that I like. Can Ubuntu turn my WiFi connection into a hotspot? I read that if I had a wired network connection I could but I could not find anything on a WiFi connection. My laptop does not have a wired connection option at all that's why I'm wondering. I might be trying to do something that's not even possible.

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You can use hostapd

sudo apt-get install hostapd

create the file /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf with the follow content:

interface=wlan0
driver=nl80211
ssid=my_ap
hw_mode=g
channel=6
macaddr_acl=0
auth_algs=1
ignore_broadcast_ssid=0
wpa=3
wpa_passphrase=my_password
wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
wpa_pairwise=TKIP
rsn_pairwise=CCMP

then execute :

sudo /usr/sbin/hostapd /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf

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