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Reverse Tethering In Porteus

Posted: 08 Aug 2015, 09:56
by anandisrocking007
Is there any way to use reverse tethering in porteus with android phones 4.2 or up

Reverse Tethering=Sharing PC internet connection with the android Device :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

Re: Reverse Tethering In Porteus

Posted: 10 Aug 2015, 07:05
by KnallKopf
Do you think to use your PC as Accesspoint ?
It is possible under certain conditions, but difficult.

First try if your WLAN-Adapter support the accesspoint mode.
1. download iw
2. run

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iw list
look here:

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 Supported interface modes:
                 * IBSS
                 * managed
                 * AP
AP mean accesspoint mode are supported.
If not, you have no change.

If yes, compile hostapd and read the description.
You have to make a decision, run hostapd in bridge mode or not.

If not make a static IP on the wlaninterface and use dnsmasq for dhcp-server.
The ethernet, ppp or whatever interface must be NATed.

How is your PC connected to the internet ?

Another possibility would be via Bluetooth but i have no experience and no idea with it.