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Topic # 15512 27-Aug-2007 03:57
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Hi, I just bought a new NIC to share my internet connexion (ADSL) with a neighbor computer, the new NIC es an ENL832-EX-VA, and it's working nice in win, but I just can't make Ubuntu reconigze it, I dont find any driver!

Some Help please!!!!

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  Reply # 83911 27-Aug-2007 06:35

run 'ifconfig -a'
do you see two ethX devices?

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  Reply # 83913 27-Aug-2007 06:52
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Yeap, I do... and actually, in windows it runs perfectly, both pc's have internet conexion, but when I'm on linux I have to unplug the local net to can access the internet.


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  Reply # 83917 27-Aug-2007 08:01
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Ok,  this is the problem so far: When I'm on WinXP, it works perfectly, both pc's have connexion, but when I'm on Ubuntu (the other PC works just XP) just this one have connexion, but I can access the XP computer, I mean, I can do ping good.

Any Help Please!!!

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Ultimate Geek

  Reply # 85320 4-Sep-2007 16:31

to do internet connection sharing (real name 'NAT') you'll need to either write an iptables script (=tricky) or use seomthing simple like firestarter - 'apt-get install firestarter' (=easy)

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