Mininet-WiFi is a fork of Mininet (http://mininet.org/) which allows the using of both WiFi Stations and Access Points. Mininet-WiFi only add wifi features and you can work with it like you were working with Mininet.
step 1: $ sudo apt-get install git
step 2: $ git clone https://github.com/intrig-unicamp/mininet-wifi
step 3: $ cd mininet-wifi
step 4: $ sudo util/install.sh -Wnfv
-W: wireless dependencies
-n: mininet-wifi dependencies
-l: wmediumd (optional)
Mininet-WiFi should work fine in any Ubuntu distribution from 14.04, but in some cases (only if you have problems when start it) you have to stop NetworkManager with
stop network-manager (you can also use
sudo systemctl stop network-manager or
sudo service network-manager stop).
We are members of INTRIG (Information & Networking Technologies Research & Innovation Group) at University of Campinas - Unicamp, SP, Brazil.