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My latop is connected to a wired modem for internet. I want to access internet on my android phone.

Can i do it by connecting my Android to laptop via usb cable and then enabling tethering.

Edit:

Operating System: Ubuntu 12.04

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I forgot to mention: its ubuntu 12.04 –  Mohit Aug 1 '13 at 12:43
    
@CharlieRB can you remove 'This question may have an answer here' banner as it is apparent that question has been edited to update the OS. –  Mohit Aug 2 '13 at 4:05
    
I removed my vote and comment related to being a duplicate. If my answer was correct, please select it as being the answer. Thank you. –  CharlieRB Aug 2 '13 at 11:56

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You will need do a reverse tether. As far as I know, the phone must be rooted for this to be done.

Here are instructions at XDA Developers - HOWTO: Ubuntu USB reverse tethering

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