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Create Hotspot with Broadcom bcm43224 [bcm43xx] on ElementaryOS Freya

Its Pretty easy to create Hotspot in Ubuntu and Ubuntu based distributions. Following This article will help you easily create Hotspot
http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/

you are Lucky if you are done in first run. But if you found “AP Mode Not Supported” Message. you need to dig-in like me. its driver issue. all you need to hunt for correct drivers. Follow article linked Below

http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/wifi-hotspot-access-point-not-supported/

Follow Step 1 to Step 7.

If you don’t found your Drivers in Additional Drivers, make sure you are done with 7th Step, restart the PC.

Remove Existing Driver

sudo modprobe -r wl

Load Newly installed one.

sudo modprobe brcmsmac

Repeat Step 3, Check current driver running on your wifi adapter by running below command

ethtool -i wlan0 | grep driver

Should Not Result like (Any thing apart from this is most welcome)

driver: wl0

You are ready to Create Hotspot with steps mentioned in Ubuntu Handbook.

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