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Hotspot is created in fedora 23 but it doesn't work actually?

asked 2016-03-06 03:26:49 -0500

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It shows "Wi-Fi Hotspot Active" but not visible by any laptop or android phones. I have installed hotspotd but that also didn't work.

Terminal displays this: /*********************

[root@Krsna hotspotd-latest] # sudo hotspotd start
You need root permissions to do this, sloth!

[Praveen@Krsna ~] $ lspci -k | grep -A 3 -i network
08:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1704 802.11n + BT 4.0
    Kernel driver in use: wl
    Kernel modules: bcma, wl
[Praveen@Krsna ~] $ modinfo ath9k | grep depend
depends:        mac80211,ath9k_hw,ath9k_common,cfg80211,ath

Please help to solve the problem.

Thank You

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here the same thing

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-03-30 03:30:43 -0500 )edit

same BCM4312

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-03-30 03:32:24 -0500 )edit

what is the version of wl and broadcom-wl ? have you use rpmfusion ? or other way ? etc

sergiomb gravatar imagesergiomb ( 2016-03-30 06:39:00 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-03-30 05:35:06 -0500

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Does this link help you?

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for installing wifi, this link is perfect, but after, wifi work, but the hotspot is not visible by any laptot and android. why?

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-03-31 02:35:20 -0500 )edit

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