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I am working on passing through the internet from my computer to my phone (running Android) over USB. I'm not sure how to achieve this, but I know I will need a usb network interface, such as usb0. This interface is not automatically created when plugging in the phone.

How do I create this USB network interface? Can this be done within Linux or must it be done from the Android phone?

Note: If I enable USB tethering on the phone, then a corresponding USB interface is created in Linux. However this is automatically configured to use the phone as a network device (or a gateway?) and pass the internet from my phone to my computer, which is the opposite of what I'm trying to do.

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Check this link, it may help you.

also there is an application available in Google play

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Please don't just post a link as an answer, both because the linked site may be unavailable, and because as it is your answer doesn't show what it's about. Summarize the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Gilles Sep 10 '13 at 21:11
Either way, following the instructions provided in the link does not work. All of the steps work without error, yet the phone still cannot connect to the internet. –  drs Sep 15 '13 at 17:48

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