I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to make a virtual router for my Android Device which only connects to infrastructure networks and not ad hoc networks.
I would appreciate any tips.
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Run this in a terminal:
sudo apt-get install hostapd
Then, open a text editor program, for example gedit. Copy the following into it.
interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ssid= channel=1 hw_mode=g auth_algs=1 wpa=3 wpa_passphrase= wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK wpa_pairwise=TKIP CCMP rsn_pairwise=CCMP
Don't forget to fill in the name of your network after
ssid= as well as the password after
After all these, save the file as
hostapd.conf in your home folder.
Now, in your terminal:
sudo hostapd hostapd.conf
Turn the Wi-Fi connection on in your devices and enjoy the fast network share!
you might also want to add dhcpd to assign address to your Android device. Alternatively you can configure iptables to use NAT