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This is a better more graphical tutorial of how to get internet on Ubuntu through your Droid Phone.

What if no internet connection is available and you need to browse the web, install updates or packages for Ubuntu?

What if I have a Droid?  Can I somehow connect this portable technological marvel to my linuxbox to get the internet?  The answer is you definitely can!

Goto the app store on your phone and download an app called Easytether.

Follow the instructions on the easytether app to download the package for Ubuntu.  Press the menu button and go to the wizard.

Click Download

Click Ubuntu 10.4+:i386 or amd64 if your running Ubuntu in 64-bit

Go in to manage memory card mode

Plug it in to the computer

Open the file

Install the file then go in to pc tools mode.  NOT MANAGE MEMORY CARD MODE as shown in the picture below.
Go back into easytether and enable USB
Goto the Wizard again

Hit Finish and open a terminal


easytether connect

Open a new tab.
Press [ctrl]+[shift]+[T] or File>Open Tab

Type in you password and minimize your terminal.

Open Firefox and click File>Work Offline

Now your connected!

The script in my last article didn't work like I hoped so I didn't add it...

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