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Creating an adhoc host with Ubuntu

Mar 02, 2009, 23:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"Ubuntu’s NetworkManager 0.7.0 contains the necessary features for creating an Ubuntu adhoc network host.

"In Ubuntu:
Left click on the NetworkManager icon and select Create New Wireless Network

"Specify an adhoc network name, i.e. UbuntuAdhoc
Select your favorite security method (this example specifies None)
Click the Create button

"As of Ubuntu 8.10, NetworkManager pretends to connect to the newly created UbuntuAdhoc wireless network but inevitably fails and the NetworkManager defaults back to the last successful network connection. See below to rectify"

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