Application talk:FreeTether

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With some testing of enabling/disabling usbnet and playing with /etc/dnsmasq.palm.conf as per the USBnet page, it seems that these steps are no longer needed to get USB tethering working. As a result I'm removing this section. Sgonzalez

I've been working with the developers of freeTether and getting their insight/blessing on the wiki content. Please consult the developers if you feel that some of the content is not needed in your opinion before removing the content. I understand that wikis are editable for the public, but consideration has to be taken into account whether or not people other than some need that content for help such is the case with setting up USBNet.

The USBnet section is needed for some users that do not know how to get it working. If it works for you out of the box, then there you can just skip that part. Why do you think it does not need to be there?

The USBnet content with reference to enabling usbnet and the dnsmasq edits are not needed. As far as I know this is because it is handled in freetether automatically, so to direct users to muck around with this seems wrong. Outright removal of the link isn;t correct, because it also covers getting the connected computer working, which is still needed, but we should at least indicate either next to the link or on the USBnet page itself that certain steps are not needed for the current version of freeTether. In any event, it would be a good idea to find out from the devs themselves it these steps are in fact deprecated. Sgonzalez

Ok. I will edit the Wiki when I get to a computer and rework that section a bit to just discuss its use for setting up the drivers to work with th OS the person may be using. I admit it was not clear about that part. You are correct about freetether already doing the dhcp/dnsmasq stuff.

thanks for your input. Sorry if I came off a bit brash. It was a long day. :)