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Previously, in Ocelot 11.10, I used my laptop to share my wireless connection with the Xbox. Now, though, when I try this my laptop seems to not get access to the internet, even though it is still connected to the network. I am using dd-wrt, and i have a 4 year old Lenovo laptop. I've checked the xbox for solid connections, and i tried using the sudo killall dnsmasq command that used to work in 11.10. Any help would be appreciated, maybe someone has already found a workaround, or has this feature been disabled in Pangolin? Thanks much.

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It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. You got 4 close votes to edit your question and add in answers to mestrelion's many questions ;) –  Rinzwind May 5 '12 at 7:10
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I read and read your question like 4 times and I still have no idea what you're asking.

  • How is your network layout? internet => router with dd-wrt => wireless 4-year-old-laptop =???> xbox ?

  • Is the xbox connected to the laptop or to the router? Wired or wireless?

  • "I've checked the xbox for solid connections" - Wasn't the shared connection a wireless one?

  • "sudo killall dnsmasq"... on the laptop? But dnsmasq is a DSN server, usually laptops don't run it... your router do!

... or perhaps you use your laptop as a router with dd-wrt installed?

But then, if laptop is running dd-wrt (with dnsmasq), then what is running Ubuntu 12.04?

  • "maybe someone has already found a workaround" - Again, for what exactly? For disabling dnsmaq? For sharing a wireless connection? To make your xbox work?

You realize now how confusing your question is?

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