how can i setup my ubuntu machine as a router

Carl Karsten carl at
Sat Jul 2 16:59:27 UTC 2005

Mustafa Abbasi wrote:
> my ubuntu machine connects directly to internet via a cable modem.
> i wanted to share my  connection wth the other computer in the house.
> one is an xbox and one is a windows xp machine.
> in winxp i just enable internet coneection sharing.
> how do i do it here.

apt-get install shorewall

you will need to tweek a few things to keep using your box on the net - otherwise 
only the computers behind it will be able to do anything.

Carl K

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