How to connect to a router via usb

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Dec 2 05:08:27 GMT 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 23:04 -0500, uriah heep wrote:
> The router-modem provided by my dsl provider has only 2 inputs
> Ethernet and usb.  I have Kubuntu 9.10 on both my main computer and my
> Acer 4730 notebook*. I would like to be able to use both on the  modem
> but Kubuntu will not see the modem. Can someone point me to some info
> on how to do this  I have googled without success and I am still a
> newbie in this.

I have only used ethernet, which has worked 100% for me. I usually use a
router or a hub between my computer and my modem. Then I can plug
whatever computer I wish, to the net, by merely plugging into the
router. My two cents, Ric

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