Tethering is a method for connecting a computer to the internet via an internet-capable mobile phone.

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Make specific network interface only for specific ip range

I have two network interfaces, one (eth0) is just simple gigabit ethernet which is the main connection of my computer (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), however I have another - Apple usb-tethering connection (eth1) ...
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USB tethering question

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu tomorrow but my PC doesn't use an ethernet cable because I haven't had a hole drilled in my wall and etc, and I'm using either my phone (Samsung Galaxy Trend ...
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Connection problems with portable hotspot

I'd like to use my Smartphone (Google Nexus 5, CM11, Android 4.4.4) as a portable Hotspot to connect my laptop (Thinkpad L450, Ubuntu 15.04, Intel Wireless 7265), because there's no Wifi around (im in ...
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Why does connecting to a WiFi network fix DNS settings on another network interface?

I use EasyTether for USB tether to my MBA running Ubuntu 15.04. The steps to do this used to be: easytether connect sudo dhclient easytether0 At some point (probably after the upgrade to 15.04, ...
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Slow usb tethering download speed with ubuntu 15.04.

I have seen many posts regarding this problem with usb tethering, but none that has helped me get the same download speed as I get with windows. I'm using Huawei P6 and I use usb tethering when ...
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How to connect with a Kubuntu shared wifi in Kubuntu?

After a long time using Kubuntu efficiently and happily i come to you with a little frustration. The setup is the following: Internet- LAN (laptop 1) tethered wifi connection by laptop 1 (Kubuntu) ...
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Tethering via iphone stops working

I sometimes use tethering via my iphone. Connects via wifi from ubuntu. Works fine. Except, it stops working at some point. The problem is not that I get disconnected, but rather that after having ...
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How to share internet from iPad to Ubuntu via USB cable

How to share the internet of my iPad Air with my Ubuntu PC? On the iPad I navigate to: Settings -> Personal Hotspot, there it displays: TO CONNECT USING USB 1 . Plug iPad into your computer ...
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Blackberry Q10 can't use USB tethering

We have a Blackberry Q10 device we cannot use neither USB tethering to share the internet connection, nor share files with on Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64. System: Host: patrik-Lenovo-G50-45 Kernel: ...
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tethering with clock mode tethering USB

when I connect my phone to my PC for tethering it says its connected but then it shows checking phone status and won't let me have access to internet yet what do I do
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1>How does one create a hotspot on Ubuntu Touch ? 2> use a VPN…?

As per the title....has anyone achieved this yet? It seems that it is difficult to custom config anything on the touch unless you change over to read/write....but then you are cutting off OTA ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to automatically connect to the Internet when I plugin in iPhone?

I have an iPhone 5 (with Personal Hotspot turned on), which I connect to an Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. Right now when I connect it, I have to run (sometimes twice) the following script: idevicepair pair ...
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ssh not working when tethering via android

I have a Raspberry Pi and various Ubuntu-running at home to which I can ssh into without any problems (with my laptop or smartphone) as long as I'm using a WiFi. But when I'm using my smarthones ...
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Can I tether my Ubuntu 14.04 to my iPhone 6 using its Personal Hotspot

My laptop will not connect to my phone even though it can see it as an available wifi connection. It connects to my home wifi just fine. I turned wifi off on my phone. When I click my hotspot it ...
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USB tethering from Android speed limited

I am installing Ubuntu 14.10 on workstation. Since i have not wifi card, i am using my huawei mate to usb tethering. The phone is Android kitkat 4.4.2 Network-Manager set up connection correctly, ...
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14.04 : iPhone Tethering: “firmware missing”

I am trying to connect my iPhone to a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04. I think that the connection worked because this is what I get on lsusb: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 05ac:12a8 Apple, Inc. Bus ...
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What module or Package enables USB tethering support

I have Ubuntu desktop that handles Android tethering. i.e. using the internet from the Android device. If I wanted to add that feature to Ubuntu server what module/package would I need to install.
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Is there (or will be) a tethering/access point option in ubuntu phone?

Using ubuntu phone for my daily stuff now since near 2 months on nexus 4, currently on release 165. I would like to create an access point with my uphone to connect my laptop with, but yet I don't ...
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Unable to connect to internet using android wifi tethering (hotspot) in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm unable to connect to internet when using android WiFi hotspot (I'm able to connect to hotspot, but not able to access Internet). When I use a WiFi router internet works fine. In chrome I get ...
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gphoto2 USB tethering to Nikon Camera

I'm trying to tether a Nikon DSLR to gphoto2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a USB cable. The dialog options are set so that when I connect the camera to the computer, I am prompted to choose what the ...
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tethering with android phone 14.04

I have just upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04. In 12.04 tethering worked without problems: I did not need to do anything except turn tethering on in my phone. That is not possible in 14.04. I get the ...
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Is it possible to mask tethering usage from my Android service provider (Team Mobile) in Ubuntu?

Under the Windows OS, I was able to tether via USB from my droid without being detected by my carrier. This was thanks to the special features of PdaNet which allow you to mask your tether usage and ...
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Forward laptop's WiFi into PC Ethernet

I need to do a few things that can only be done on my computer, but my home internet is broken this week. The only way to get internet is on my phone. I turn on tethering and my phone acts like a WiFi ...
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VIew wireless networks through usb0?

this is my first post in these forums and I'm somewhat of a noob to linux, so forgive me if my question seems ludicrous. I have ubuntu 14.04 and I'm in need of a new wireless card for my compaq ...
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Bluetooth DUN service not available — Ubuntu Problem or not?

I've been having tethering problems to several devices, but this is one specific example on Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:45:51 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux. I've ...
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USB Tether keeps repeating 'Checking phone status…'

I am attempting to use the wireless capability of my Asus Memo Pad HD 7 ME173x tablet as an access point for my Ubuntu PC over USB. I installed USB Tether on both my tablet and my computer. I activate ...
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Automatically use usb0 network if available

How can I automatically use my usb0 network if it's available (in favour of using eth0) for any internet connectivity. Currently, I plug in my phone to tether and then I have to run: sudo ip route ...
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Detect Samsung Tab as USB Modem using gnome-ppp

I exploit internet in PC by tethering USB from Samsung Tab2 : Internet works fine , however, i cannot configure this device as usb modem using gnome-ppp i set /dev/ttyS0 , because when i run ...
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Use wifi from iPhone via thethering

Im trying to get my friend to try out Elementary OS Luna (based on Ubuntu 12.04) but the problem at our school is that the wifi dosen't support Linux, only Windows, Mac and Android. Therefor I get my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not USB tethering through Android

Just upgraded to 13.04. Now my internet doesn't work anymore through my Galaxy Note 2. It used to work perfectly in 12.10 without a hitch. The phone's got Android 4.1 There's no error message. The ...
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Bluetooth tethering breaks DNS routing

Every time I use bluetooth to tether (via DUN) to my Samsung phone the DNS information is forced into other connections (WIFI/Ethernet). Turning off the connection (and bluetooth) doesn't seem to fix ...
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upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04: no mouse, no connection, icon missings

I just upgraded my laptop from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and, even though all the steps seemed to have completed seamlessly until restart, once I rebooted I got: no mouse icon (touchpad or external USB ...
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No USB tethering possible with Galaxy S3

I have a Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747; Android 4.1.1; AT&T) and a Galaxy Note (SGH-I717; Android 4.1.2; AT&T). They are both on the same AT&T family plan, which includes the tethering/wi-fi ...
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USB tethering from Ubuntu to Android

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 ...
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Why doesn't the second “Wired connection” show up when USB-tethering with my Android phone?

I know how to tether via USB using Android to my Ubuntu 10.04 and this How to Tether Android Smartphone to Ubuntu Linux how-to is what I have been doing for the last couple of months (running fine). ...
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wireless tethering problem on ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to access the internet on my laptop using wireless tethering option on my android phone. I'm able to make DNS queries and also ping my Gateway but i'm neither able to ping other sites like ...
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Defaulting internet requests to wlan0 when also connected to eth0

I am trying to configure an Ubuntu 10.04 desktop edition as a server. I currently have the DHCP server working through eth0. My problem is that I only have one Ethernet port, and am receiving ...
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Android to 12.04 USB tether not working

I'm trying to USB tether an Android phone (SGS2 LTE) to 12.04 to use its Internet connection. Enabling "USB tethering" on the phone brings up a "wired connection 2" on the network connections menu. I ...
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Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking using Blueman

I want to configure a dial up network connection via bluetooth to my phone in order to access the internet. I use Lubuntu 12.04 (Ubuntu with LXDE) which has the Network Manager Applet and Blueman ...
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How to use mobile wi-fi to connect Internet?

I am using a Samsung mobile , which is having WI-fi feature . Now I am here to request that is there any way i can use the mobile WI-FI modem to connect the Internet through the PC ? I mean , that ...
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Anyone else suddenly having problems tethering their Android or smartphone to 12.04? [closed]

I've been USB tethering with my Nexus S for over a year with no problems. Went on vacation last week, came back, and discovered tethering no longer works. The phone actually thinks its tethered just ...
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USB tethering from Android 2.3

I used a friend's Android (2.3) phone that allows USB tethering, subheading: "share phone's mobile network with PC." Android lets me set 2 tethering settings, under "USB tethering type": ...
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Prevent usb tethered device from claiming default route?

I'm tethering an android device over USB. When tether is accomplished, the device sets the usb0 interface as the default route. I do not want this (usually, the host device has wlan0) but do not ...
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iPhone USB Tethering with 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I tether internet from my iPhone? I found a solution: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/iphone-tethering-on-ubuntu-9-10-karmic.html but this PPA is not available for ...
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How to create live Ubuntu CD and connect using android USB tethering.

I can boot my old notebook only from usb or cd drive. And I want to connect the internet via my android phone using usb tethering. Windows connects automatically if the phone is connected to the ...
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Problem connecting to Android wireless tether

I have two different mobile phones from T-mobile, a G2x and a Defy. Both are set up for wireless tethering. I have two machines running Ubuntu 11.10, an HP netbook and an older Dell notebook. They ...
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How do I tether internet from my iPhone?

I'm trying to USB tether Internet from my iPhone 4 and when I connect the phone, it will appear as a wired connection but my pc will never establish a connection with the phone. I've recently ...
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USB Tethering with Ubuntu 11.10 not working for me

I'm trying to make work USB Tethering on my Ubuntu 11.10. Network Manager see the devices but it stay grayed and cannot be selected. Same problem with iPhone 4 or Galaxy S2. It used to work under ...
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Cheapest phone which can plug and play into ubuntu for tethering?

Can someone please show me a very very very cheap phone which I can plug into my laptop which uses Ubuntu 10.04 so I can use the phone as a modem, i.e. tethering the data allowance on my contract. ...
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Do all Android phones tether?

Can I pick up any android phone and connect it to my ubuntu laptop via a usb cable and tether to the internet using the data allowance on my phone contract? I already know that my contract allows ...