Debian / Ubuntu Linux: Setup Wireless Access Point (WAP) with Hostapd

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I‘ve got a spare USB Wireless Adapters (WIFI adapter/dongle) and my ISP router does not support wireless option. How do I turn my home nas server into a wireless access point (WAP) that allows wireless devices to connect to a wired network using Wi-Fi under a Debian or Ubuntu Linux operating systems without purchasing additional WPA box? How do I setup an Access Point (AP) mode Wi-Fi hotspot on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux operating systems?

Linux Disable Wireless Networking ( Wi-Fi )

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We have over 20+ Dell Precision M6400 laptops pre installed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5.x. I was asked to disable Wi-Fi on all laptops as it poses a serious security risk to our sensitive (classified) systems and networks. How do I disable wireless networking (802.11) under Linux?