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    accessing the internet

    My router also comes with the ethernet option as well as the usb. If I use the ethernet , everyhing is fine. But., if i use the USB option , the router is not even getting detected. What exactly should i do to make this device work?
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    This is a technical question, not a Linux programming question. It would be much better asked at a Linux forum.
    What's wrong with the ethernet option, anyway?
    Does your kernel support USB network devices? This specific device?
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    For using router through USB in most cases the specific drivers should be installed
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    > My router
    Well that's VAGUE

    What about something useful like make and model?

    What about something else useful like which OS / Distro / patch level you have?

    Did you check the manufacturer's FAQ ?
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