I am sure many people have heard that verizon has asked google to remove tethering applications from their App Store.
Luckily I already had it installed but in case you don’t you can get it from here android-wifi-tether
I am running 2.0.7
In linux, you need to make sure you have this in the kernel config:
Device Drivers ---> [*] Network device support ---> USB Network Adapters ---> [*] Multi-purpose USB Networking Framework <*> CDC Ethernet support <*> CDC EEM support <*> Simple USB Network Links (CDC Ethernet subset) [*] Embedded ARM Linux links [*] USB Support ---> <*> USB Modem (CDC ACM) support <*> USB Wireless Device Management support