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I want to take my old notebook while travelling. I have to boot up only from usb or cd though. I want to connect to the internet using usb tethering from my android phone (HTC Desire + cyanogen mod 7.1)

If connect my android phone to my Windows 7 computer via usb cable and turn usb tethering on Windows does the rest and I am connect to the Internet.

Can I be autoconnected (usb tethering preferably) to the internet using any live usb/cd linux/unix distro? Which one?

I'll be creating the usb from Windows7.

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NetworkManager can connect you automatically if it's configured to do so. And it comes with most modern distros, such as Fedora or Ubuntu. I recommend using live USB so that you can retain the configuration between boots.

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Is there any Ubuntu from USB file I can download? Something like slax? I didn't manage to get internet from slax... – Radek Mar 5 '12 at 3:05
Or I have to go through all these steps? help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick – Radek Mar 5 '12 at 3:07
Dunno. I don't do Ubuntu. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Mar 5 '12 at 3:10

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