Thursday, March 15, 2012

WIFI Hotspot in Ubuntu 11.10

WIFI hotspot enables your device to acts like an access point where other devices with wirless connectivity can join the particular network and enjoying the surfing.
Ubuntu 11.10 has easy way to turn your computer into WIFI hotspot.

Let's get started.

Go to the network setting>> Wireless. You will see the following screen in your Computer.
Click on Use as Hotspot. That's it. Default SSID name “UBUNTU”.

You can change it go to configure as per your need.

To create your own connection name change your feild in
1. To Enable security in your Hotspot click on
2 as show in above diagram. To change your SSID change your feild in
3. To cloned your MAC address of your device give Mac address in feild

Don't forget to configure wireless security by selecting different security mode and  password.