[ubuntu-uk] Internet Connection Sharing

Joe Alam yothsoggoth at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 20:10:31 UTC 2012

It turns out this is easier than I thought.
All you have to do is change the connection to "Shared to other computers"
in the IPv4 settings and "Ignore" in the IPv6 settings.

When I first tried I came across the constant reconnecting problem
mentioned in the following bug:
At the time I just figured I'd done something wrong, but after reading that
bug report it's a very simple process.

On 18 March 2012 17:39, Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 14:46:41 +0000
> "Joe" <yothsoggoth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > In my university halls we have to use 802.11x authentication to connect
> to the internet, and so can only connect on a computer.
> > I would like to connect my xbox 360 to the internet too, and I'm told
> this can be done by sharing an internet connection from the computer.
> >
> > I'm told this is a fairly straightforward task in Windows, but as I use
> Ubuntu 99% of the time I was hoping someone would be able to help me figure
> out how to do it using that.
> >
> > I have two network cards in my computer, one of which the internet
> connection goes into, the other I can use to connect the xbox.
> > I already have a crossover cable, too.
> > So if anyone knows how to do it, that would be great!
> >
> The last time I did this, a few years back, I used firestarter from the
> repos.
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> Yorvyk
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