Wireless connection sharing
owen.townend at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 03:24:48 UTC 2008
On 2/21/08, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 02/20/2008 05:34 PM, Owen Townend wrote:
> > On 2/21/08, steve <sfreilly at roadrunner.com> wrote:
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> >> NoOp wrote:
> >> | Does anyone know a simple, easy way that he can connect to the
> >> | nic (while the desktop is connected via wireless) to the nic
> >> | on his laptop in order to download drivers etc?
> >> crossover cable from the desktop to the laptop? im assuming the laptop
> >> has an ethernet port.... or why not just plug the laptop into the
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> >> Steve Reilly
> >> http://reillyblog.com
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> > Hey,
> > http://www.fs-security.com/docs/connection-sharing.php shows how to
> > set up internet connection sharing using 'firestarter' which is a nice
> > front end to ip-tables.
> > Or there's http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=91370
> > It's a few years old now, but it shows a step by step way to
> > set up connection sharing on an ubuntu box.
> > The google search term that'll help most is probably 'Ubuntu
> > internet connection sharing'.
> > http://www.google.com/search?q=ubuntu+internet+connection+sharing
> > Hope this helps,
> > cheers,
> > Owen.
> Thanks! I'll give those a look and see if I can figure it out. Problem
> is of course... college kid, busy when dad starts talking on the phone
> about sudo this and sudo that... ok dad, but my girlfriend has a $1500
> laptop with windows and it works... etc., etc :-)
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