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I have a VoIP box with an ethernet port that needs to have an internet connection, and a laptop with Wi-Fi that can already go online. I need to somehow "bridge" (don't know if I used this term correctly) these two interfaces together so my VoIP box works. I have already used the Network Manager in Ubuntu 11.10 and set "eth0" to "Share to other computers" but the VoIP box is getting no internet at all. I tested the ethernet connection with my dad's laptop and it proves that this "Share to other computers" thing is garbage. I will accept any comments and answers, and I appreciate them as well.

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closed as off topic by fossfreedom, htorque, Marco Ceppi Dec 30 '11 at 14:04

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Oops, I think it's a bug: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/881284 –  Francis Lau Dec 29 '11 at 5:24
    
What to do with questions that describe known bugs? this has been reported on Launchpad and as such is now closed. –  Marco Ceppi Dec 30 '11 at 14:04