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Hi folks, I am having a couple of problems. I have setup my debian box good and I can access the internet using ntl. I have given the box a ...
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    Share my internet connection


    Hi folks,

    I am having a couple of problems. I have setup my debian box good and I can access the internet using ntl. I have given the box a IP address of 192.168.10.45

    Now what I would like to do, is connect my Xp box to my debain box and share the internet connection it has.

    Internet <--->cable modem<-->debain<---->hub<---->Xp

    I am not sure, where to start. I have connected it up like that crappy diagram above, but no idea what to do next.

    Are there any tutorials or can anyone give me a hand?

    Cheers

    Kev

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    Here's what I used to get it working with Fedora Core 1:

    http://www.linuxforum.com/linux_tutorials/5/1.php

    It worked allright for basic stuff. You can get much more creative with IP-Tables then that, but it should get you going for now and you can get more detailed later.

    Note that in Mandrake, all I had to do was click a few buttons and it was done for me. Nice.

    Jeremy
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    "All The Dude ever wanted was his rug back" - The Dude

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