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

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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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Network connection quickly disconnects when tethering to phone in ubuntu 16.04

I want to share my (Android) smartphone's data connection via USB tethering on Ubuntu 16.04. But unfortunately when I connect the usb cable and select tethering after a few seconds my network ...
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USB Tethering keeps disconnecting

I'm trying to connect via USB tethering from my LG G4. I have Ubuntu 16.04 The tethering works for just 1 or 2 minutes but after that it disconnects. If I unplug and plug again the cable it ...
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How to configure Bluetooth Tethering (Smartphone/Laptot) to autostart automatically when I turn on the computer?

I would like to know the way I turn on my computer and it active automatically my Bluetooth Tethering connection (my Internet connection). Now every time I turn on I have to do it manually. Do I have ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi hotspot, tethering available in OTA-9.1?

I just installed Ubuntu touch on the 16gb LG-E960 and I can find a way to share a internet connection from the phone. Neither wireless or wired. I have tried the stable OTA-9.1 and r24 from the rc ...
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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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Reverse Tethering ubuntu to iphone [duplicate]

I want to share my ubuntu's internet connection to iphone 5.Can you help me?
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How Do I Get USB Tethering Working Between 15.10 and an Android Device?

Environment: Ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell L502X I used to be able to use USB tethering between Ubuntu and an Android device without problems. Late last year, I applied a fresh install of Ubuntu (15.10) on ...
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USB tethering from Ubuntu to Android via USB

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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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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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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How do you tether using ubuntu phone, under windows?

I know how to do this in Ubuntu, using adb, but right now, I have stupid windows 10. How can I tether using my ubuntu phone (nexus 4) in windows 10?
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Broken screen phone as wifi hotspot

I have dropped my android phone (Galaxy Ace 3), and unfortunately screen is not working. Is there anyway to turn on usb tethering or wifi hotspot remotly via usb with my ubuntu?(yes, the phone works ...
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When I attempt to tether my Android (Samsung Galaxy S2) on lubuntu I get “TUNSETIFF: Device or resource busy”

I'm trying to use EasyTether and I've installed all the Android drivers. I read somewhere that you have to use the command "adb kill-server" but it still gives me the same error.
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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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Unable to do usb tethering of Android Gingerbread phone in Ubuntu 14.04

Phone A - Gingerbread 2.6.35.7 Phone B - Jellybean 3.4.5 On Ubuntu 12.04, both phone can do USB tethering for sharing internet On Ubuntu 14.04, only phone B was able to do USB tethering. When I ...
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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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usb tethering in lubuntu 15.04

When I turn on usb tethering in lubuntu 15.04 it connects for twenty seconds and disconnects. it worked great on 14.04 but when I did the upgrade to 15.04 this started. I checked with the phone ...
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How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN?

How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN? I intend to use this as backup when my cable modem Internet goes down. (It goes down frequently and it is down now.) My phone has a ...
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Tethering internet from BB 10 to my desktop - connected but not working

I try tether internet from BB Z30. On W8.1 it works but on Ubuntu 15.04 I have automaticly added new connection but I can't go to any page. How I can fix it?
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Low speed and problems in USB tether

I have strange mtr result, this is google.com mtr result: DEMON (0.0.0.0) ...
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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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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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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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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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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: 3.16.0-...
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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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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 updates.....
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 hot-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to setup bluetooth tethering with iPhone? [closed]

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