iPhone Tethering on Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)
Jan 12, 2010, 09:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"If you’re like me you have an iPhone and a
portable computer running Ubuntu and you would like to have mobile
internet without paying for an extra data plan from your carrier.
Thanks to a few devoted individuals tethering the iPhone to Ubuntu
is simple. The only prerequisite is that you must have an iPhone 3G
or 3GS running OS 3.0 or higher.
"If you’re running 3.0 then you can do this without jail
breaking your phone by installing a modified carrier profile.
However, if you’re on OS 3.1+ then you will need to jail
break your phone to install the modified carrier profile.
"This tutorial is written for those who are not familiar with
Ubuntu/Linux and is very detailed. If you are experienced feel free
to just grab what you need from it.
"Tether via Bluetooth:
"Tethering the iPhone via Bluetooth is as simple as pairing the
two devices and ensuring that Internet Tethering is turned on on
your iPhone. To pair the devices you will need to install a new
Bluetooth manager aptly named “blueman” from the
Blueman Project PPA repository. To do this you will need to execute
the following commands in a new Terminal window:"