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Use laptop as wireless router

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Hello,
i have an old laptop (running UBUNTU 10.10) and i would like to convert it into a wireless router.
Is there any tool that allows me such configuration or at least a step by step readme?
Note that i am planning to use my dwl-g132 "D-Link" as the wifi router.

thx
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Note that if D-Link dont support this mode, then i can use the wifi of my laptop "fx 6860 gateway"
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1. make sure your wireless is working ok.

Then here is the step-by-step guide:
Setting up an Ubuntu Wired/Wireless Router
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Router
and HOWTO
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=376283

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Seems that i cannot set my wifi to master mode:

malfouf:~$ sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode master
Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
    SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument.

I will try the D-Link to see if it works.
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