I love PDAnet for android, works great on my Windows machine. Unfortunately, I just found out (after installing Ubuntuon my HP mini) that there's no Linux client. Can anyone recommend a tethering app, non-root, with a Linux/Ubuntu client?

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    What Android version are you running? Froyo 2.2 already has wireless tethering so that should do it for you otherwise can you upgrade to 2.2? – mlevit Oct 29 '10 at 0:18
  • 2.2: Verizon doesn't allow wifi tethering on Droid 1 to my knowledge (without paying more ) @mlev – mfg Oct 29 '10 at 2:24
  • So they modify the actual OS to disable that feature do they? Go to Settings > Wireless & networks > Portable Wi-Fi hotspot Can you enable it? Does it even exist on your phone? – mlevit Oct 29 '10 at 3:14
  • @mlev it's sad,they ripped it right out. – mfg Oct 29 '10 at 11:06

Try AziLink (http://code.google.com/p/azilink/). You will need to do a little setup on your Ubuntu machine in addition to loading the app on your DROID, but it will work without requiring you to root your DROID. This is a USB tethering solution that I have used in the past with my Ubuntu netbook to great success.


I used this modified version of Proxoid for quite a while.

You need to set up the android developer kit first, and follow the instructions on the Proxoid website on how to enable it.


Recycling an answer from a recent duplicate.

Easy Tether from Mobile Stream should work. It's a way to share your internet connection with another device via USB. Get the Lite version (does not support https, or tethering to gaming consoles) or the Full version.

Supports Windows 7/Vista/XP (32-bit and 64-bit), Mac OS X 10.7/10.6/10.5/10.4, Ubuntu 10.4+ and Fedora 13+

Full version supports the following:

Tether PS3, Wii, XBox via PC Internet Connection Sharing, you need a computer for game console tethering.

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