Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 Alternatives for Linux

Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The most popular Linux alternative is create_ap, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 26 alternatives to Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 are hostapd (Free, Open Source), linux-router (Free, Open Source) and Small Linux Wifi Hotspot iconLinux Wifi Hotspot (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Oct 9, 2020

  • The create_ap script combines hostapd, dnsmasq and iptables to create a Bridged/NATed WiFi Access Point.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
  • hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers. It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE 802.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
    • BSD


  • A bash script to set Linux as router (NAT) in one command. Provide Internet, or create Wifi hotspot. Support transparent proxy (redsocks). Support IPv6. Restore in one command or by control-c. Forked from create_ap.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux
  • Feature-rich wifi hotspot creator for Linux which provides both GUI and command-line interface. It is also able to create a hotspot using the same wifi card which is connected to an AP already ( Similar to Windows 10).
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Linux