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I have an Ubuntu 12.10 system on my PC and an Android 4.1 system on my Galaxy Nexus. Now I would like to share the Internet connection of my PC via USB with my Phone. I have been searching with Google a lot, but I only found answers how you can share the Internet connection of the Phone with the PC, but I want it the other way around.

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Looks like a 12.10 bug, see here: ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2028250 –  Mabeuf Mar 27 '13 at 11:11
    
@DanielPass, seems like you didn't understood the question, author is talking about opposite, tethering from computer. –  Andrejs Cainikovs Mar 27 '13 at 12:10
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This is not possible. But if you have a rooted Android, there is a trick, it's called Reverse USB tethering. Check out this article, author did that on Fedora, but I guess there should be no problems achieving the same on Ubuntu.

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