Questions about configuring and using bridging interfaces

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How do I set up a xen bridge?

I have been reading various pages on how to set up the network for xen. Unfortunately, none of them actually have a full example config. They clearly show what the xenbr0 section should look like, but ...
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My TV cannot connect to Media Server Service on Windows7 (DNLA)

Thanks to this article Sharing Connection to other PCs (Via Wired Ethernet) I am able to connect my TV to the internet. But my TV is not able to connect to WMS Windows Media Server running on other ...
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How to share my mobile broadband connection via Wifi

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop having wifi. I have an android tablet which has wifi support. I connect my laptop to the internet through Mobile broadband (reliance netconnect zte modem). I ...
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How to configure an OpenVPN Client Router

I am attempting to set up an OpenVPN Router so that I may connect my tablet (wireless) and Blu-Ray (wired) to a paid VPN service in another country on Ubuntu 12.10. I have successfully done this using ...
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bridge a connection and keep same ip and subnet

I have googled this for a while now but am not able to find answer to this question. I have my xbox bridged to my ubuntu pc. Everything works, maybe just gives an nat error now and then. I want to be ...
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Setting up Ubuntu Server as a Router with DHCPD and 3 Ethernet devices

My configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 DHCP3-server BIND9 eth0, eth1, eth2 eth0 is the external connection eth1 & eth2 are the internal network eth1 and eth2 are supposed to be seperate ...
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How to share wired internet connection to wifi (non Adhoc)?

I have a wired interconnection in my ubuntu laptop. I want to share this connection to my Nexus 7. I tried creating a Ad-hoc connection but N7 doesn't recognise ad-hoc wifi. So I found my old wireless ...
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Added a bridge for VM guest, now the host can't access the internet

I've installed KVM and set up bridged networking as per the instructions in this user guide. The guest on the VM seems to be working fine. I can SSH into it and it can ping the outside world. But now ...
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Getting Xbox Live via a wired network with my laptop that has internet access wirelessly

I'm running the latest version (as of yesterday anyways) of Ubuntu Desktop 64bit, but installed on my laptop if it makes a difference. I had Windows 7 preinstalled when i bought it and it worked fine ...
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Linux bridge (brctl) doesn't forward IP-packets when router is one of the bridge endpoints

I have set up a brctl bridge on Ubuntu with the following deployment: Cisco router - > Linux bridge - > client computer The bridge forwards the following packets types: ARP,STP, but doesn't forward ...
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How to make sysctl network bridge settings persist after a reboot?

I am setting up a notebook for software demo purpose. The machine has 8GB RAM, a Core i7 Intel CPU, a 128GB SSD, and runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. The notebook is used as a KVM host and runs a few KVM ...
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My laptop can not access internet after setup bridge with wired NIC and wireless NIC [closed]

I setup a bridge using wired NIC and wireless NIC in order to make wireless NIC as a Wi-Fi AP to share wired internet access, after setup successfully, the Wi-Fi AP works as my expectation, but my ...
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I want to use Ubuntu as a firewall and wireless AP, with some external traffic passing through openVPN, and the rest just through a firewall

I would like to do some configuration through Zentyal or a similar setup, but I am also willing to use config files. I am connecting to a commercial VPN using a username and password. I want that ...
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KVM Bridged Network Not Working

I just installed KVM on my Ubuntu Server according to this guide : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Installation Then prepared a bridged network as shown in here : ...
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I want to do a bridge between ubuntu and my ps3

Hello I have been trying to put bridge mode on ubuntu basically my setup I've got a router upstairs that I usually get wireless to my laptop which is connected ethernet to my ps3, so my ps3 gets ...
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Why isn't ethernet bridging working with OpenStack?

I'm trying to setup OpenStack with the nova.network.manager.FlatManager network manager which attaches (in my setting) every virtual machine to the br100 network bridge. On my host, I'm using the ...
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Ubuntu keeps reconfiguring my network

I'm configuring a "network", between two computers(both with ubuntu 12.04), using a crossover cable and assigning all ips by hand. When I set up an interface, with IP netmask etc, everything works, ...
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Bridging: Loosing WLAN network connection with 4addr on option - Why?

Question: For use with my Xen VM, I need to create a virtual network interface (vif) that is bridged to wlan0. If in /etc/network/interfaces I add auto xenbr0 iface xenbr0 inet dhcp And ...
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No internet connectivity in virtual-box with both Host and Virtual OS being 12.04

I have Precise 12.04 installed as the host OS. In VirtualBox,I also have installed 12.04. I am not able to connect the Virtual 12.04 to the host internet. I have tried selecting all the available ...
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Bridged networking in KVM

I'm using ubuntu 10.04 with qemu-kvm installed. I bridged my eth0 to br0. My problem is that The host OS loses connection. Here is my interfaces file auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 ...
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How to set up bridged networking in Xen?

I have 2 domU virtual machines installed on a 11.10 Oneiric Dom0. My internal network is on the 192.168.1 subnet, and when the domU's start, they get ips on the 192.168.122 subnet. I have attempted to ...
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How to properly set up a network bridge using bridge-utils using wlan0 as the internet “source”?

Hey everyone this is my first post so go easy on me. I currently have a laptop with Ubuntu Studio 12.04 Beta 2 that is supplying a wireless internet connection to a windows 7 desktop computer that's ...
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Ubuntu KVM Networking

I have two VMs ( linux based VM ) running on a UBUNTU/QEMU KVM. I am looking at a simple networking model, where in the VMs have public address and need to talk to the outside world and the outside ...
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creating wifi hotspot for Galaxy note

I follow the steps mentioned in many blog but my wifi AP is not scanned by my phone. My system config:- Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 93) ...
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Error: No suitable device found: no active connection or device [closed]

I am trying to SSH to a machine and initiate a VPN, created whilst in front of the machine through GNOME (Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS); $ nmcli con NAME UUID ...
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Creating a network bridge - GUI [duplicate]

Are there any GUI tools out there to bridge my wireless and Ethernet connections, and how would I go about using them? All the solutions I have found have been using the terminal or I have not managed ...
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How to make a LAN connection?

I am using Ubuntu on a virtual machine and I want to acces the internet from ubuntu. I'm having a LAN network on the main computer.
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Bridge/route a wireless connection

I was trying to follow this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EasyWirelessToWiredConnectionSharing but it does'nt seem to be upgraded. The dhcpd.conf file is in /etc/dhcp and not in /etc/dhcp3. ...
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How do I create a non-adhoc wifi hotspot?

I wanted to use my desktop with a wired ethernet connection (eth0) to operate my "TP-LINK TL-WN722N" USB Wifi Adapter (wlan0) as a non-adhoc (infrastructure mode) access point for my Android to ...
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network bridge - without destroying network manager

I have seen a lot of questions related to Bridge and network manager. however none of them seem to apply to what i seen AND want. I setup my bridge in /etc/network/interfaces. This works perfectly; ...
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Bridge Laptop's Ethernet to Wireless

The laptop wirelessly connects to my router, while the desktop is connected to the laptop with an ethernet wire. The desktop successfully can use the internet if I set the connection to be shared on ...
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LXC Containers & Bridge Connection

                    I need Step by Step Configuration to make LXC Containers in Ubuntu right way to configure Lxc container's right way to config cgroup right way to config network in host & in ...
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Network disabled

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on Virtualbox. Everything worked fine until I had to install a wirelsss network card to my stationary (network cabel outside house was damaged - so borrowing neighbour ...
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Network bridge disconnects and reconnects to Xbox 360

I am trying to setup a network bridge to my xbox 360, but the wired connection notifies me that it is connected,5 seconds later it notifies me it disconnected, and it keeps in a cycle until I ...
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Better way to set up samba bridge?

I have an old ubuntu laptop hooked up to between my wireless network and a wired media player box. I had previously shared my wireless network connection so the media player had internet access (ie. ...
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Ethernet-WiFi bridging with 11.04

I'd like to set up a bridge between a wireless subnet and an Ethernet subnet (actually just one client, a DVD player with absurdly poor wireless). That is, the wireless network is the "real" network, ...
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How do I bridge network interfaces?

I have a laptop running 11.10 with 2 network interfaces, wired and wireless. Wireless interface connects to the router with DHCP and connects to the internet. Wired interface is connected to a ...
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How to switch between network interfaces from console?

I've installed Debian in my VirtualBox (my host OS is Ubuntu). And there I configured two network interfaces: eth0 as NAT, and eth1 as Bridge. NAT I need to have access to the internet in virtual OS, ...
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How do you make a bridge between two connections?

I've done this: Created a wireless network via the network manager. I have internet through a wire. I want create a wireless network and share my internet access that I get from a wire. @TheX ...
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sharing internet between network interfaces

I have a laptop with lubuntu 11 with two network interfaces, wireless and wired. Wireless interface connects to the router with DHCP and provides access to the internet. The wired interface has a ...
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IPv6-enabled bridging without IPv6 addresses on the interfaces

I'm in the process of rebuilding my IBF (invisible bridging firewall) as Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS. In the past I have dealt with ipv6 by way of disabling it entirely. This time around I want to leave it ...
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Bridge interfaces and KVM

I have an Ubuntu server with and a VM using KVM. The plan is that the server and the VM have a static IP address. I tried to change /etc/network/interfaces combining some of the examples available to ...
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Can I connect to multiple networks for double bandwidth?

If I used one wired connection to ISP_1 and another wireless connection to ISP_2, can Ubuntu benefit from both, such as running bit-torrent and getting twice the bandwidth?
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Can't get bonding and bridging to work for KVM [closed]

I can't for the life of me get bonding and bridging to work for the KVM setup I'm building. I'm using a fresh install (not an upgrade) of Ubuntu Server 10.10. I have 4 NICs on the same subnet (two ...
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Bridged network between Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 host and Ubuntu Server 10.10 Guest

I run Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop on my machine and have installed Ubuntu Server 10.10 in a Virtualbox VM. I'm running Virtualbox 4.0.2. It is not virtualbox-ose. I'd like the guest OS to have an IP address ...
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Copy all bridge traffic to a specific interface

I have a bridge/switch set up an a machine that has multiple ports. Occasionally, I have a vm running through virtualbox, and I'll have it use a virtual adapter and then I add the adapter to the ...
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How to stop Wireless AP Hosting using Network Manager on Ubuntu?

I use the following script to make my netbook a full-fledged wireless access point. It creates a bridge with eth0 and wlan0 and starts hostapd. #!/bin/bash service network-manager stop ifconfig ...