a stupid way of internet sharing between two laptops

April 6th, 2008 mysurface

I always want to find an easy way to do an internet sharing between my two laptops. Well I figure out a way, which is really stupid! but well, for some extend, it works. I know there should be a proper ways to do that, but with the limited knowledge of networking, this is only [...]

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Hustle! Ad Hoc Wireless connections from Linux to Windows

February 4th, 2007 mysurface

Hustle! To setup an Ad Hoc wireless connection between windows and Linux, it spend me half an hour of trying just because desperately wanna get Internet access. I decided to write down because the steps are confusing. Bare in mind the steps shown bellow just work on the case that I gonna illustrate later and [...]

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configure multiple IP for a same network interface

October 15th, 2006 mysurface

To configure an IP for network interface eth0, do this ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.88 netmask 255.255.255.0 up How about I need another one? For linux, you can do IP alias by given an additional name for network interface by adding : and a number start from 1, such as eth0:1 eth0:2 eth0:3 Therefore configure a second [...]

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connect to internet if a gateway is known

October 15th, 2006 mysurface

To check for your IP, you can type ifconfig It gives very detail information regarding your network interfaces. For linux, network interface is always eth0, eth1 etc, but for BSD, network interface can be any name. If in the case you doesn’t have any IP for your network interface, and you are given a gateway [...]

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