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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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Bluetooth PAN doesn't work with Ubuntu 13.10

I have a 13.10 x64 ubuntu with a sony android phone Which has no problem in sending files between them but not tethering through the bluetooth, I have tried both gnome-bluetooth and the blueman ...
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USB tethering not working

I have established USB tethering(using Samsung gt-s5303) 2days earlier. It worked fine until I restarted by laptop yesterday with the tethering enabled. Since then, my tethering is not working. I have ...
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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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How to connect Nokia n79 to internet using usb cable?

As Instructed by you I have created New thread and here's the doubt I am using nokia n79 phone. Data Plan is 2GB and speed is 2g. I can see in Connection Manager That One Access point name:- MODEM ...
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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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Connecting to public library wireless

So this is odd. When I'm at home, I can connect and stay connected to the wireless router. When I'm at work at the library, Kubuntu won't connect to the public wifi. The only way I can get around this ...
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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

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 ...
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Limit applications that can go online when tethered

I sometimes USB tether my laptop to my phone to allow me to access the internet using 3G. The problem is that all sorts of things, such as the Update Manager, will go online and use up my valuable ...
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How to setup Tethering via USB?

This Article (the "How to setup Tethering via USB on Windows" section) lists simple ways to share the 3G connection from a tethered phone with other computers. How could I do this with Ubuntu 11.04? ...
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Cannot tether iPhone under Ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to connect to the Internet via my iPhone (Ubuntu 11.04 32bit). I installed all necessary packages (ipteth-utils, ifuse, libimobiledevice, usbmixd, gtkpod…) After that I connect my iphone ...
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How can I share my iPhone's 3g connection with my Ubuntu 10.10 desktop PC? Currently using MyWi app

I'm trying to share my iPhone's 3G data connection with my Ubuntu desktop as my broadband router has blown up (a new one is on order...). I have successfully managed to share my 3G data connection ...
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Is a stock tethered internet connection (2.2) shareable between Linux laptops? [closed]

I've been casually working on this for a few months but I'm finally getting frustrated enough to post about it. I was wondering if it was possible to share the tethered internet connection that comes ...
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Bluetooth DUN Tethering fails [closed]

I have an HTC Desire HD, with Android Froyo (2.2) and PDANet installed. I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I cannot tether it over Bluetooth either with Network Manager or BlueMan. (note, I installed Blueman ...
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How can I tether my android phone with pdanet to my laptop via usb?

For my iphone I was using this with pdanet to tether via usb. Now I have an android phone, also with pdanet. I'd appreciate any help. Edit My phone is a droid x. I'm using the latest OS officially ...
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How Do I tether without root on Ubuntu

Currently I use PDAnet for my windows machines, but after just installing Ubuntu 10.10 netbook remix on my hp mini I realized that PDAnet has no Ubuntu client. Is there any way to run PDAnet or its ...
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Connect my mobile phone as modem?

I have mobile phone "Sony Ericsson C510", i can connect the phone via cable as modem and through Windows7 i can make it connect to internet via phone connection. Can i do that in Ubuntu? notice my ...
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Share Internet Connection With Symbian device, no, not the other way around

I do not have data on my phone, and I was wondering if anyone out there knew how I would go about sharing my laptop's internet connection with my Symbian s60v5fp3 phone. How can I do such a thing?
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How to setup bluetooth tethering with iPhone? [closed]

How do I use my iPhone as a wireless internet source using Bluetooth?