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An all in one app was launched that does all of this (with the use of embedded packages) with a nice command-line helper:
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I was also getting the "obtaining the IP address" error. Two hours of tweaking and I find out that dnsmasq, the service responsible for providing IP address to other devices, was not getting started.

So I tweaked the /etc/dnsmasq.conf and stopped bind9 and dnsmasq and then first I started dnsmasq and then bind9 and now everything works like a charm!
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Default Program to start infrastructure wifi on ubuntu 12.04

I've developed a python GUI program to seamlessly create a wifi infrastructure hotspot on ubuntu 12.04 and later by a single click.

sourceforge.net/p/pyforward

Please note that hostapd package must be installed on your ubuntu machine prior to running the program:

sudo apt-get install hostapd
 
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*-pci:2
description: PCI bridge
product: 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 4
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1c.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:1c.3
version: 06
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pciexpress msi pm normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport
resources: irq:42 memory:d0700000-d07fffff
*-network
description: Wireless interface
product: Centrino Advanced-N 6200
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:43:00.0
logical name: wlan0
version: 35
serial: 00:27:10:14:e9:20
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwlwifi driverversion=3.13.0-11-generic firmware=9.221.4.1 build 25532 ip=192.168.0.105 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abgn
resources: irq:47 memory:d0700000-d0701fff
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does my network card support AP i couldn't figure out whether it is ath5k or ath9k
 
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