This post I will show you how to use Unity’s Default Network Manager to create a wireless hotspot with Android devices support.
- Disable WIFI and plug in an internet cable to your laptop so that your Ubuntu is connect to a wired internet and wireless is disabled.
- Go to Network Icon on top panel -> Edit Connections …, then click the Add button in the pop-up window.
- Choose Wi-Fi from the drop-down menu and click the Create button:
- In next window, do:
- Type in a connection name. The name will be used later.
- Type in a SSID
- Select mode: Hotspot
- Device MAC address: select your wireless card from drop-down menu. create-wifi-hotspot
- Go to Wi-Fi Security tab, select security type WPA & WPA2 Personal and set a password.
- Go to IPv4 Settings tab, from Method drop-down box select Shared to other computers.
- When done, click the save button.
- Go to Network Icon again and you will see the created hotspot ubuntu
- When everything’s done, enable WIFI from Network Manager icon on the panel. It should automatically connect to the hotspot you created. If not, select Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network … and select it from the drop-down box.
Now you can search and connect the access point from your Android mobile and enjoy!