ubuntu change hotspot name and password

Easy way to find ubuntu hotspot name and password SSID mac-address

Linux Ubuntu has inbuilt feature of Wi-Fi hotspot service which we can just activate using Network Manager. When we start this facility then we can connect any Wi-Fi enabled device to our network.

With the help of this service we can immediately can start enjoying our own local Wi-Fi LAN network and communicate with each other devices in our LAN.

When we activate this it generate some default password to connect devices so let’s understand how we can get details about our Wi-Fi hotspot.

root@home-PC:~# cat /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Hotspot
[connection]
id=Hotspot
uuid=b4b45mfa1-8b53-4fbe-baf5-167768bb9702
type=wifi
permissions=
timestamp=1652267362

[wifi]
mac-address=AC:AC6A::AD:D6:88
mac-address-blacklist=
mode=ap
seen-bssids=4C:GA:6E:E8:D5:88;
ssid=techitadmin

[wifi-security]
group=ccmp;
key-mgmt=wpa-psk
pairwise=ccmp;
proto=rsn;
psk=BVhTTReL (Here we can see our password use to connect devices)
[ipv6]
addr-gen-mode=stable-privacy
dns-search=
method=auto

along with password we can also get SSID name, Password, mac-address and other details related Wi-Fi hotspot as well.

If you wish you change your ubuntu Wi-Fi hotspot SSID name password just edit this file cat /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Hotspot and restart network manager.

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