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My ubuntu box is connected to the home network with a G wireless card. My wife wants internet access with an old XP machine for light email and a typing program that links to a database for progress reports. Again, I assume that is light use. Can I bridge her XP machine through my ubuntu (wired connection between NIC's - they are 4 feet apart) If so, HOW do I do this?

|DSL| -> Wireless -> |Ubuntu|(good connection) ==O==O== wired -> |XP|

Yes, I know I could buy a wireless card for the XP, but I'm cheap, OK!

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Here is the link, You have to do masquerade.

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/sharing-internet-connection-in-ubuntu.html

Hope it helps.

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