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lister king of smeg
July 7th, 2011, 04:52 PM
I have a Ubuntu 10.04 laptop that gets its Internet connection via WIFI using WICD as network manager, and Windows XP desktop with no Internet connection. What I want to do is share my Internet connection from my laptop with my desktop via a Ethernet cable. But i have no idea what to do. How do i go about doing this?

July 8th, 2011, 06:48 AM
use the connection skripts (post-up/pre-down).

You find the How-To here (German uu-forum), but all terminal-commands are english.

Or translate it if necessary.
http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=de&sl=de&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwiki.ubuntuusers.de%2FInternetverbi ndungsfreigabe%23ICS-mit-Wicd

Attention! The translation program is changing the syntax of the scripts and commands!

Perhaps it will also need a crossed LAN-cable to connect.

See http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?hl=de&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=de&tl=en&u=http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/PC-Direktverbindung_per_Netzwerk-Kabel&usg=ALkJrhgaKf57ZkmflI7Wlo6lwMIqkqfZCg
and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethernet_crossover_cable

lister king of smeg
July 9th, 2011, 05:25 AM
thank you i will try it.

July 9th, 2011, 06:38 AM
Pay attention to the interface names for LAN and Wifi (eth0/wlan0) in the scripts that need to be amended as appropriate

ifconfig -a
The guidance works well here.