Installation Process

System requirements

Requirements Details
Operating system: Linux kernel 2.6.32 or greater, libssl 1.0 or greater


To install USB over Network (Linux version) Client, do the following:

  1. Download and save ftvusbnet-x.y.z-i386.tar.gz or ftvusbnet-x.y.z-x86_64.tar.gz to your local filesystem. The latest program version is available at
  2. Unpack the archive to the /opt or another appropriative location:
    $ sudo tar -zxf ftvusbnet-*.tar.gz -C /opt
  3. Unpack and build USB over Network Client kernel module (requires gcc and kernel headers):
    $ cd /opt/ftvusbnet/module
    $ sudo tar -zxf fthc-module.tar.gz
    $ cd fthc
    $ sudo make
  4. Load kernel module:
    $ sudo insmod fthc.ko
  5. Read the user manual:
    $ less /opt/ftvusbnet/doc/README

Kernel updates

After each update of the Linux kernel you should rebuild our kernel module fthc.ko with the command below:

$ sudo make -C  /opt/ftvusbnet/module/fthc