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How do you set up internet pass-through (reverse-tether) on linux?

I read that the phone needs to be connected to HTC Sync, thats not available for Linux. Has anybody been able to do a passthrough?

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marked as duplicate by Izzy, Richard Borcsik, Zuul, eldarerathis Aug 16 '12 at 15:03

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Create wifi hotspot in Ubuntu and connect your Android device with this.. – SS-3.1415926535897932384626433 Jun 20 '12 at 1:47
I cant make a hotspot. Using 12.04. Phone cant detect the AP. – theTuxRacer Jun 20 '12 at 6:14
Look for how to create hotspot in Ubuntu 12.04. Ask at if necessary. – SS-3.1415926535897932384626433 Jun 20 '12 at 8:07

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There are several Q&As already available here which probably help you in getting started. The probably most usefuls include:

There are also some apps available on the Playstore which could prove helpful, e.g.:

As far as it looks to me, reverse tethering alsways seems to require root. Also, if your computer just provides ad-hoc network -- without root (and some special tricks) most Android devices are not able to use that.

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