How to share internet with Windows XP Sp2

Asked by achkar on 2007-05-21

I have 2 lan cards. One is for my ISP (without settings) and other is for my parents computer on Windows XP SP2. How to share my internet to them?

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You can see the follow post at ubuntuforums.

Massimo Forti (slackwarelife) said : #2

Thanks for your question, but I don't understant what do you want to do, If your problem is to see the xp using ubuntu or using ubuntu like a share server. let me know thanks many

Massimo, he say he want to share a Internet connection of one PC to other PC of her home.
it's is easy, active ip_forward and set the correct iptables to have NAT on the PC that has got Internet.

achkar (alachkar) said : #4

poseidon@poseidon-desktop:~$ ifconfig eth1
SIOCSIFADDR: Permission denied
SIOCSIFFLAGS: Permission denied

I recieve this msg.

with sudo:
sudo ifconfig eth1
it will ask you for your password.

achkar (alachkar) said : #6

What sudo is? And how i can download and install it? I can't find it in Add/Remove

sudo is a command to use root (SuperUser) privileges.
you must put the last command on terminal like that:

poseidon@poseidon-desktop:~$ sudo ifconfig eth1

Then, the permission denied don't go out and do that you want.

achkar (alachkar) said : #8

and i should use sudo before every command?

You should use "sudo" before every command of that guide , and others guides when the prompt of command line finish on #


this is a prompt.
user@host patch $
----> it haven't administrative privileges.

user@host path # iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o ethX -j MASQUERADE
--> You must use sudo to execute it . THIS DON'T RUN
you may use some like that:
user@host path $ sudo iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o ethX -j MASQUERADE

user @host path $ cat .bashrc
---> You don't use sudo.

"sudo" is only for administrative things.

shiku (amikarumba) said : #10

am using ubuntu and i want to print using hp laserjet 1018 give me the steps to download and install the printer

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