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Pasedaddy
June 26th, 2008, 02:39 PM
First off great job Ubuntu team on all of the work you have done. You have created a really amazing (better than windows) and stable system.

Now my problem is simple, I am connected to the internet through a wireless network. I want to put my X box 360 in the same room as my computer. I have a Ethernet slot open to connect the X box. How do I use my computer as a router to the Xbox wile still having internet connection?

Thank you.

kevdog
June 26th, 2008, 03:03 PM
You want to do internet connection sharing. Take a look at this basic tutorial

Take a look at this tutorial -- it should help you:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=5000529&postcount=17

Pasedaddy
June 27th, 2008, 02:30 AM
Wow nice response time!!

I don't have my Xbox just yet but I would have it in a few days (just trying to get some ideas). Anyways what you gave me although it seems to be very good, I found something else that I think deals with my problem better.

Long solution

http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/answers/Networking/Connecting_to_XBox_Live_through_a_linux_computer_c onnected_to_a_wireless_LAN

Shorter solution

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=508145