An in-depth tutorial on creating a hotspot in Linux

AIM: To create a WiFi hotspot on a Linux machine to share a wireless connection on a single wireless card

Moving from a Windows environment on to a Linux the first real challenge I faced was that I need to share the internet on my laptop. But unlike with windows where it was one button to rule them all I found that setting a WiFi hotspot on a Linux system was a bit more tedious affair.

For Starters, I looked at online solutions and found out the hard way that most of the implementations were either to share an Ethernet…

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