Questions tagged [tethering]

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

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Many bridge networks on Ubuntu Startup / Boot

When I start ubuntu 18.04, there are MANY Bridge Networks in my ifconfig. I can't connect some networks, (not cabled nor wifi) until I delete some of them. After delete them, systems works perfectly....
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Samsung Galaxy S10e won't tether to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS after software update

I was using my Samsung Galaxy S10e to provide internet access to my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS tower via USB tethering and it was working well until I updated my S10e, when it stopped working. I've tried ...
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How can I fix the sudden shutdown of Android device when USB tethering on Lubuntu 18.04?

I have experienced two problems for USB tethering on Lubuntu 18.04: I tried USB tethering from Android 4.4.4 Samsung Galaxy Grand smartphone to Lubuntu 18.04 32-bit desktop computer, but the Android ...
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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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USB tethering problem using Android version 9 Pie

I connected my smartphone which has Android 9 Pie to my PC, but it shows no internet access. When I tried it with another smartphone with Android 6 Marshmallow it connected to my PC.
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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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Unable to access Internet through USB and wireless tethering

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed in my Acer laptop. I use mobile hotspot to use net on my laptop. All was good until today, after an abrupt power cut which resulted in abrupt shut down. After that, I'm ...
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USB network adaptor (tethered mobile) not automatically activated

On a fresh installation of Ubuntu desktop (ubuntu-18.04.2-desktop-amd64) connecting an Android phone and enabling USB tethering automatically brings up a DHCP configured network adaptor: ifconfig ...
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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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Internet connection settings by using the tethering function on a mobile phone [duplicate]

I am working with Ubuntu 18.4.2 I would like to connect my laptop Acer Aspire 4820TG to internet by using the mobile phone LG-E440 (Android 4.1.2). I already do it under Windows 7 Professional SP1, by ...
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Mobile data connection tethering not working with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu and I tried to usb tether my Android's (Android 8.0.0) data connection with my laptop. It apparently works when my phone is connected via wifi but while my phone is connected with 3G ...
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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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OS KUBUNTU 18.04 USB tethering MAC 00:00:00:00:00:00 not working

OS KUBUNTU 18.04 USB internet Tether Android 8.0 Why do i have to enter this manually, i see videos of ubuntu doing this automatically. :~$ sudo ifconfig enp0s18f2u1 down :~$ ...
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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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Using laptop's internet connection on phone via usb.

I want to use my laptop's internet for 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 ...
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can't resolve hostnames after re-tethering

When I get to the office in the morning, I attach my 5X to my personal laptop via USB and start the laptop (cold boot). I tell the phone to tether with the laptop, and everything works great. At ...
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cant tether samsung gs7 (android) to 16.04.1

brand new install of 16.04.1 desktop 32-bit. turning on tethering on the handset produces no additional connection in network manager. dmesg -w output includes the lines rndis_host 1-2:1.0 eth0: ...
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USB tethering via moto phone

My motto phone will tether to my windows laptop okay via usb tethering. But when I connect the phone to my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop the option to tether via usb is not highlighted, and therefore not a ...
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How to share my desktop's Internet connection with my Android through USB cable?

Android version - 5.1 Ubuntu 14.04 , 32bit When I turn on USB tethering,I get a notification saying "connected". And a new connection setup shows up automatically . network setups screenshot But I ...
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USD Tethering speed different as compare to windows on ubuntu 15

I am using internet from mobile device to laptop using USD Tethering. The speed I am getting on windows 10 using speedtest and fast.com is 5 MBPS When I login to ubuntu 15 using dual boot, I am ...
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Can't install Clockworkmod Tether offline

I'm trying to install Clockworkmod Tether offline. I wasted four hours doing this and it still didn't work. My problem is: Please compile the included node.js. How do I fix this? And no, I can't ...
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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 ...