I've read this article, and carefully followed the instructions provided. I am sure the wireless card in my laptop supports going into wireless access point mode.
But unfortunately, when I use the following command to start
hostapd service it throws an error:
$ sudo service hostapd stop Starting advanced IEEE 802.11 management hostapd [fail]
The instructions mentioned above said this could possibly be because my wireless card does not support the g mode, and provided the wiki of
But what is g mode? I tried to switch to a, or b mode, but it just didn't work.
Can anyone help with this or recommend a tool like connectify in windows ?
ps. I am using Ubuntu 12.04, 32 bit. I have an ADSL wired network, and I want to share it by setting my laptop into a WiFi hotspot with my windows phone.