set up wifi hotspot (share internet connection)

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sat Apr 27 14:55:44 UTC 2013

Liviu Andronic wrote:
> How could I use an existing internet connection on my laptop to create
> a wifi hotspot, to share my internet connection?
> I found this tutorial:
> , but I'm not sure how to find "Application > System Tools > System
> Settings > Network Setting > Wireless" on Xubuntu (see screenshot:
> 00x187.png ).

I think you should left-click on the network icon on your panel and 
select "edit connections".

> Should I install something specific?

First of all you need hardware which is capable of running as a wireless 
access point, not all chipsets can do that. What wifi hardware is in 
your laptop?


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