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Does jolla support ethernet via usb to ethernet cable?

asked 2014-03-19 17:33:10 +0300

mariner gravatar image

I would like a wired connection for updates etc. I can buy a usb to ethernet adaptor/cable, but I don't know if the system currently supports the necessary ethernet capability, which is present in many Android systems. Is this currently possible, or can it be added?

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please close the question if answered.

c.la ( 2014-03-20 10:18:10 +0300 )edit

You can use developer mode and forward data through your pc for this.

Philippe De Swert ( 2014-04-06 15:12:34 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-03-19 18:00:53 +0300

c.la gravatar image

Given that currently USB Host / OTG is not supported, the answer is: not supported. Vote here:
https://together.jolla.com/question/50/why-its-not-possible-to-use-usb-otg/

https://together.jolla.com/question/1826/hardware-feature-request-otg-and-mhl/

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answered 2014-04-04 21:43:30 +0300

pycage gravatar image

With Sailfish being Linux, I'm pretty sure that it would work, given the hardware was there. WIth the phone, however, you're on the wrong end of the USB connection. The phone is not a USB host, but a USB gadget. And connecting two USB gadgets together just won't work. USB OTG would be the only way to make the USB gadget act like a USB host.

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answered 2014-04-04 19:32:46 +0300

Jones14 gravatar image

No it doesn't work. I bought a Rj-45 to micro usb connector and plugged it in, nothing happened. I would need this function also.

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