Questions tagged [tethering]

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

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Audio network not working after reboot

Fresh install of kubuntu yesterday. Worked well USB tethering worked, audio output worked, installed proprietary drivers and updated system. Booted up today. No output devices, no network devices ...
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IOS 14 (iPhone12) USB tethering

I have been trying to use hotspot from ios 14 to ubuntu 16.04. But currently i am facing issues with both wifi and usb hotspots. With Wifi: Unable to connect. Repeatedly asking for password like the ...
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Unable to download driver for RTL8125 2.5GbE 20.04 LTS

I recently build my PC and install a fresh Ubuntu on it. The motherboard is:B550 Aorus Elite (no wifi). Unfortunately the internet does not work over ethernet which lead me to believe that it must not ...
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Wifi, ethernet and USB Tethering no longer working after installing graphics card driver

this weird thing happened: After installing Ubuntu 20.10 AMD64 in my PC, I couldn't connect to wifi even though I had the wifi icon and connections list showing up. The USB tethering worked however. ...
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tethering iphone 6s and ubuntu 20.04 - not working

I have iphone 6s and just installed ubuntu 20.04. I can use internet if switch on wifi but USB tetering does not work. tried this commend and restart PC : sudo apt install ipheth-utils ...
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How to share data Internet connection of Android Galaxy A01 with Ubuntu?

I've activated the Wi-Fi hotspot on the phone, connected to it with Ubuntu. Link is up, there is an address assigned, can ping the IP of the phone, the phone has Internet via mobile data, but no ...
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How to USB tether phone's internet to a Raspberry Pi 2 running Ubuntu Server?

I have installed Ubuntu Server 20.10 in my Raspberry Pi. I am trying to connect it to internet via USB tethering from my Android phone (and it does show up as usb0 when I run ip link). Somehow the ...
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How can I recover tethering conection after ubuntu-drivers autoinstall in Ubuntu 20.04

I'll try to make the story short. My Blender was crashing my entire system when I was trying to manipulate materiales and I read the solution was to make a driver upgrade so I performed sudo ubuntu-...
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iPhone USB wired hotspot tethering doesn't work on my Ubuntu 18.04

I don't know why but the USB wired hotspot doesn't work on my Ubuntu 18.04. On my Windows desktop it works and all iPhone settings are correctly adjusted. I already tried to install some packages ...
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USB tethering broken after attempting to install Huion 1060 Plus on Ubuntu 20.04

I attempted to install Huion 1060 Plus on Ubuntu by following these instructions, however after rebooting USB tethering from my Android to the PC is not working anymore with the status saying "...
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Ping seems to send packets but not receiving them (please can somebody help)

I'm tethering Internet from my phone to Ubuntu (18.04.3 LTS bionic) it was working fine until suddenly stopped working, I can't access Internet When I try google.com in Firefox it says: The ...
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My system filling Gigabytes of log files within minutes

My /var/log/syslog and var/log/kern.log fills up very fast ang It freezes my computer and even shutdown, restart don't work. My wifi stops working, and even If I restart network-service using terminal ...
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mobile data sharing isp level restriction

i'm using and usb dongle with a simcard to connect to internet, the sim card have a unlimited data plan and the isp give me non limit data usage only for this device(usb modem) and 16Gb to share to ...
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ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04 cannot connect to USB tethering but windows10 can. (HELP)

I'm new in Linux please don't laugh at me. I have Samsung galaxy s9 and I'm using mobile data on wifi and decide to try USB tethering on windows its work perfect I get IP 192.168.42.124/24 and gateway ...
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vnc server disables as soon as usb modem is connected

I’ve a Ubuntu server and dhcp and vnc server is installed in it. When I access my server through remmina from my laptop connected to the LAN I’m able to get the desktop. I’ve also enabled ...
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Unable to use USB Tethering in Jetson Nano

I have a Jetson nano that is running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I need internet access on the jetson. Currently, the only internet connection that I have is on my phone. I tried to tether my phone to the ...
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Bluetooth won't start - Ubuntu 18.04

Some time ago I had my iPhone tethered via Bluetooth and saw the connection in Network Manager (the far right of the screen where the wireless icon is). Then it disappeared. Now when I try to turn ...
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5g Tethering device not recognized in ifconfig - Ubuntu 18.04.03

I've had a problem for two days now with my cellular router. It acts as a Android phone and I need to use USB tethering to share its connection to my NVIDIA Jetson Nano. I think I've tried most of the ...
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Share folders through a tethering connection

I have following network structure PC <-- USB cable --> Android Smartphone <--> MyWiFi IP=192.168.42.41 IP=192.168.35.115 IP=192.168.35.254 NM=255.255.255.0 NM=??? ...
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nmcheck.gnome.org facilitating ads?

I have recently started using tethering through an android phone for internet access. Connection triggers nmcheck.gnome.org, which I understand is something to do with connectivity facilitation ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 will not connect to Android Hot Spot, knocks out other land based connections

Tower computer, Quad core, Ubuntu fresh full install of version 18.04. Wifi antenna USB 2.4GHz & 5.0GHz high gain. (No laptop involved). Android phone set up as a Wifi Hot Spot with Data ...
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USB tethering not working Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Samsung S7 Edge & I was trying to use USB tethering but it's not working. Under Network I'm seeing USB Ethernet but it says cable unplugged while it's not. When I use sudo ifconfig I'm ...
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trying to use USB connection, easytether-usb and Ubuntu 18.04.2, error = interface is used by another process (hotplug?)

The Set Up Phone - Moto z3 - developer mode ON, debugging mode ON easytether - v 1.1.19 Ubuntu - 18.04.2 Actions taken installed easytether Pro installed drivers (easytether_0.8.9_amd64.deb) dpkg -...
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18.04 USB Ethernet adapters - how to fix cloning

I have one Android phone which has USB hotspot feature (tethering). Steps that reproduce the problem: I connect phone to Ubuntu. Make changes to USB Ethernet adapter in Settings => Network, like ...
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Internet Sharing from my ubuntu 18.04

I want to share internet from my Ubuntu 18.04 PC to another 3 pcs in a network via a hub through ethernet. Please help me.
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Tethering not working: Activation failed

I am trying to connect to the internet on my mobile phone through tethering. I cannot seem to do this through any of the three methods: bluetooth, wifi hotspot, or usb. I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and a ...
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Android 8.0 (touchwhiz) USB tether to Ubuntu 18.04 not being detected

I have root (not used), and I am using the native hotspot service from Samsung. Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't detect the tethered internet. I get the following about the phone from ip a: 7: enp0s20f0u2: <...
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Ethernet problem. New to linux and about to cry

So today i installed Ubuntu to start learning about web development and it all went well till i finally started Ubuntu and to my surprise my computer did not see the Ethernet connection. I have ...
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Clockworkmod USB tethering with Ubuntu 18.04

I have successfully installed and used Clockworkmod USB tethering for several years with Ubuntu 16.04. After an upgrade to 18.04 I followed the same procedure as previously used with 16.04 (see ...
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Merge 2+ USB tethering devices to share internet in eth0

The picture below shows up the setup I would like to have: In summary, I have 2 Android devices with internet connections, and both are sharing their connection using Android USB tethering feature, ...
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USB tethering not working in 18.04 fresh install

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 (gnome) on my laptop (dual boot with windows 10). I am not able to tether my phone (Moto G5S plus) to the laptop (some other phones work but not all others). Tethering has ...
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USB Tethering internet stops working

I using USB tethering to connect to the internet from my PC running Ubuntu. When I connect the USB cable to my PC, it works for a short while and then disconnects and stops working. What should I do?...
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Static IP for USB Tethering

On my Xubuntu (16.04), how can I disable DHCP for an USB device (enp0s20u3u4u1) created from a USB tethering android connexion ?
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No internet after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

After the upgrade I noticed that I don't have internet access. The wired network and the wifi settings looked good, but it didn't work. After the login the system always switched itself into airplane ...
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Not able to do USB Tethering on Ubuntu 16.04

I was trying to USB tether my Samsung Galaxy S7 to use home wifi on my desktop which has Ubuntu 16.04. When I turn 'USB tethering' on, I was not able to connect to any device.
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How to share Android USB tethered network on the entire LAN?

I have a headless Ubuntu 17.04 installed on my local server. I want to use it as the default gateway on the network (this is the easier part). I have an Android phone running the latest 8.1 release. ...
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Ubuntu terminal not using complete bandwidth

I recently install Ubuntu 16.04 and have noticed that the terminal does not use my Internet connection to full capacity. While D/L speeds on my windows 10 go up to 500kBps (Torrenting) Ubuntu terminal ...
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How can I access the files on my Ubuntu laptop from my phone if I am tethering?

I am tethering my laptop from my phone. Is there a way to access the file system on my laptop from the mobile phone while tethering? I would for example like to be able to access image files from my ...
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How can I make USB tethering stable in Ubuntu 16.04?

Environment: Ubuntu 16.04/AMD Ryzen 5/Asus B350M-A. After I connect my Android smartphone (happening with LG K220dsz/Micromax MT500) to the desktop PC, there is internet connection, but this ...
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USB Tethering not working in Ubuntu 17.04?

Can not get USB tethering to work for the life of me, have been working on this off and on for a few days now. I have a Galaxy S7, I have enabled USB Debugging, enabled USB Tethering, and have tried ...
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How to open port for transmission bittorent while using internet from USB tethering?

I have a router and an old desktop pc running Lubuntu 16.04 64Bit. I use internet on my desktop PC like this: I connect my android phone (Marshmallow, Lenovo K 4 Note) to the wifi network of my ...
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Disable automatic network profile creation

I am trying to set opendns DNS in my system. But each time I reconnect the network manager creates a new profile named Wired Connection 2,Wired Connection 3 etc. How to avoid this and always stay on ...
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Sharing laptop's internet connection to phone via USB

I want to share my laptop's internet to my Android phone. I have done USB tethering and don't know how to proceed further. I now have two wired connections. I use Wired connection 1 for Internet on my ...
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Connect Ubuntu to Internet using Android phone (tethering)

I have a SIM card with huge data package. Can I use my Android phone to connect my Ubuntu PC to the Internet?
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No internet. No tethering. Solving this once and for all

I have been using Ubuntu for more than a year, now. I had some problems after updating for Ubuntu 16, which I was able to solve. My internet connection started being shaky some months ago. It would go ...
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Usb tethering not working in 16.04 LTS after reconnecting phone

Usb tethering from Android phone works fine when connecting phone for the first time after boot, but does not work after disconnecting end reconnecting the phone. Connection information and ifconfig ...
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usb tether persistent connection udev

I'd like my computer to automatically connect to my vpn whenever I tether to my phone. The problem is that the connection gets assigned a new MAC address and name every time I connect. A few years ...
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Use USB Tether from brand new Galaxy S7

My Nexus 5X died on Tuesday night. I bought a brand new Galaxy S7; it arrived today. The USB tethering does not work. Tethering from my N5X worked flawlessly. I have not made any changes to my ...
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Internet doesn't works in browser if network interface is changed

I am using atheros wifi adapter for connecting to access point, but some time I switch to mobile data via RNDIS Ethernet(USB Tething). Now if I switch back to WIFI after sometime, Browser simply ...
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Unable to tether via usb on Ubuntu

I just tried installing Ubuntu as a dual boot and somehow it bricked my windows install. Anyway, that is not why I am here. I'm in an odd situation and the ethernet at my apartment is going through ...