networking project

Harold Hartley harold_hartley at
Mon Sep 3 13:35:14 BST 2007

Donn wrote:
>> Oh, btw, I have assigned the eth1 with a static ip of and 
>> the router is (The router has wireless for my laptop to use 
>> for my laptop)
> I know zip-all about networks except to notice how similar yours is to 
> my own (which, ironically is not working - but used to!).
> What you could try is to masquerade packets from your eth1 IP. Do this:
> 1. Enable forwarding, done only once, as root:
> echo '1'>/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
> 2. Setup the table:
> iptables -t nat -I POSTROUTING -s <your eth1 IP> -j MASQUERADE
> Now, test the connection from your laptop. If it works, then put that 
> iptables command into /etc/init.d/netshare (I think, I am not on my 
> Kubuntu machine, and my experience is with Dapper)
> I hope that helps some,
> /d
I will check it out and see what my files has in them...


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