Questions tagged [connection-sharing]

for questions about sharing connections (usually internet connections) with other devices.

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Sharing Internet from Wifi via Ethernet to a Wifi repeater

Similar kind of Question has been asked and answered but my problem is a little different. I live in a building where to get Wifi, you need to buy a voucher which works on a single device for a month ...
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How to serve my directory over internet [closed]

I use python -m http.server 8080 to serve my directory over LAN. But how will I serve my directory over Internet. I use pageKite and ngrok to access my machine from Internet. Thanking you for ...
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Why Ubuntu disconnects from wifi when turning on hotspot and how to solve this problem? [duplicate]

Why Ubuntu disconnects from Wi-Fi when turning on hotspot and how to solve this problem??
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Why is wlo1 not routing DNS response back to enp4s0?

I'm sharing my wifi connection (wlo1) via ethernet (enp4s0) to another device. The packet forwarding worked until the host device rebooted. All routes and IP addresses are static, set up using NMCLI. ...
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How to share internet connection only without providing DHCP to other computers on a LAN

I have my own LAN for a computing cluster which is separate from my household LAN. The cluster LAN has a WiFi router in it which provides DHCP services. The cluster LAN has no connection to the public ...
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Error : Unable to start the zeroconf: Permission denied

I am trying to use Barrier-kvm for sharing Keyboard and mouse but can't start it. I'm getting this error. Zero Configuration service Unable to start the zeroconf: Permission denied.
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WiFi hotspot during another WiFi connection [duplicate]

I saw it in Windows 10. Notebook is connected to WiFi network via WPA2 Enterprise, let's call it "work network". I can't connect to this network from my smartphone but I can make WiFi hotspot in ...
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Cannot share desktop 18.04.1 LTS

I am trying to share my Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS screen. I am trying to access it using Chicken of the VNC from a mac. I have turned on Screen Sharing on the Ubuntu computer via the settings and set a ...
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Refused to connect-to same machine's local ip address (192.68....)

So I'm trying to debug my server code without deploying it (which takes a long time). I'm serving my website through angular (the framework doesn't matter IMO) ng serve --port 8080. When I type ...
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Nautilus fails to see shares in 18.04

After upgrading non-essential PCs to 18.04, while keeping my primary PC on 17.10, I'm running into a minor problem with networking and Nautilus in 18.04. When I select Other Locations in the ...
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NetworkManager: How to share internet connection with IPv6?

I have Ubuntu (Armbian) running on an Orange Pi, and I'm using NetworkManager's internet connection sharing to share a wifi connection with an attached wired ethernet device. (The "wired connection" ...
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Sharing connection in Ubuntu 17.10

Initial situation, context For a number of Ubuntu releases, connection sharing was made easy. With Ubuntu 16.04, my wi-fi connected laptop can easily share its connection to a local LAN (with a ...
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No option on Ubuntu 17.4 to share my Ethernet connection?

I'm trying to share my Ethernet connection to another device that is connected to my host PC via USB-Ethernet. The thing is when I open the internet option, I cannot see the option "Sharing ...
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Whilst internet sharing over ethernet client PC cannot connect to internet

I am trying to setup ICS on my Ubuntu machine which is connected to the internet via Wi-Fi and is set to share via ethernet. The client PC uses windows 10. I followed the very top section of this ...
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Forwarding an internet connection

Wondering if i could tap into all your deep knowledge of internet of things and get some assistance with the following. I work from home, and am getting married in brazil. I want to keep working but ...
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Wifi gets disabled when connecting to a wired network

I have a HP Elitebook 8540w with Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to share my wireless through ethernet but every time that I connect the ethernet cable the wireless gets disabled. I searched the web for ...
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How do you share Internet from an Android tablet to a laptop/pc with bluetooth?

My tablet offers me the option to share internet via bluetooth, which is interesting because the laptop has no ethernet cable socket, and wireless stopped working after an upgrade, and sharing with ...
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Computer connections without internet

I would like to ask a question as I have a problem. I would like to connect two computers. I would like that computer 2 would access computer 1 hard drive without outside internet connection. How do ...
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Wireless is not sharing Internet to Ethernet Properly

Using Ubuntu 14.04 on all machines in question, The network starts with a modem, then a router 192.168.0.1 (which goes to 2 computers working fine), then another router 192.168.150, at which point ...
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How to share internet connection between two computers one which is connected to a dongle [duplicate]

I have a dongle connected on an ubuntu laptop. I couldn't find a way out to share internet using WiFi. How can I share internet over a LAN cable? Does I require a cross-over cable? Any extra ...
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Tethering 4G Dongle internet over WiFi Hot Spot

I am using an Airtel 4G Dongle. I need to share Internet with a second laptop, and a smart phone. I tried making my laptop as a WiFi hot-spot, but couldn't see any option to do this in my Ubuntu 14....
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unabel to share a folder in ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 , i want to enable sharing for a folder , when i RIGHT CLICK the folder i wont get any sharing options ,is there any another way to make a folder to share. I want to share it ...
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How to connect to WiFi and BlueTooth in Ubuntu 15.04?

I just purchased an HP laptop 2 days ago with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I formatted the OS and installed Ubuntu 15.04. The laptop seems to be working perfectly except two problems: I am able to ...
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How to securely share my internet connection with another machine

Right so this is my situation here, I have a router, and several machines, but now there is a new machine which needs to connect to the network at the same time as them. My router is not a Wireless ...
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How to share wireless network from Ubuntu 15.04 PC via wifi? [duplicate]

My laptop is connected to internet via wireless connection (which requires to setup a static IP). However my windows phone does not have this option, and hence I need to share the wireless connection ...
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Cannot connect to Internet unless I disable then enable interface (since upgrade to 15.04)

My computer has two network cards: - eth0 has a static IP address and connects to the LAN. It is not managed by NetworkManager. - eth1 has a dynamic address and connects to my cable modem. The ...
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Configure connection sharing with specific IP Address

Edit - a more concise version of the question: When using connection sharing, I want network manager to use the 192.168.254 subnet instead of the 10.42.0 subnet. Is this possible? Background: I ...
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How do I share my ethernet connection with my Android phone?

How can I share my ethernet-connected Ubuntu 14.10 laptop's Internet connection to my Android phone?
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ICS over existing WiFi network

I have an existing WiFi network which all my devices are connected to. I had a falling out with my dad, and he set up a blocker on the WiFI stopping my phone and tablet connecting to the internet ...
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Intranet LAN networking for office PCS

I am a Newbie in Ubuntu. I have 8 new PCs installed with Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to do networking in them. I want to share files in all PC's Ubuntu to Ubuntu which includes sharing a drive and ...
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Sharing a connection with a server using a unique ip

I have followed Luis Alvarado's post on Sharing Connection to other PCs (Via Wired Ethernet) up until the "Client PC" part and am now sharing my laptop's internet connection with my Desktop server ...
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share internet connection (via hotspot) with a lan with ieee 802.1X encryption

my dorm internet is protected with IEEE 802.1X encryption (Microsoft PEAP) and I want to share the connection with my phone, but so far, I haven't been able to do it. I can create the hotspot, but the ...
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Sharing a dial-up connection from Ubuntu 12.04 to another on a LAN

I need to share the dial-up connection from my Ubuntu machine to another locally connected machine. LAN IP of my client is 192.168.0.2. Please help me to solve this issue.
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Sharing Laptops wifi internet to Desktop via ethernet [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Inspiron 530s. It has a Linksys network adapter card, but I do not have the adapter, so my computer is connection-less. What I'd like to know is if there is a way ...
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Share wireless Internet connection through ethernet

I want to share the wireless Internet connection on my desktop with my old laptop, through ethernet. I have ticked the option "Make available to others" on both connections, on my desktop, but my ...
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Port forwarding through shared internet connection

I have shared my internet connection via Ethernet with another computer, using the shared option under Ethernet in Network settings. I believe this is working but I can't know for sure as I am unable ...
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I can't share internet in Ubuntu 13.04 with a windows device like I could in 12.10

I have IPv4 set to share internet, but with my Windows machine it will work for a few minutes and then just stop working. Can anyone tell me if there's a new way to do this, or if it is broken in this ...
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How do I share my wireless connection via a wired cable?

Im trying to share the wireless from my netbook eeepc to my desktop computer that does not have any wifi, it can run internet through a cable connected to my internet router but im wondering if there ...
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How can I share my internet connection via bluetooth? [duplicate]

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 I have a hp laptop brand and I would like to share my internet connection via bluetooth I searched on google but I found nothing serious Can you help me please ?
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Share Connection Without Nat

How to Share a connection on Ubuntu Server without NAT eth0: 192.168.10.156 eth1: 192.168.5.1 I am creating a Cache Server with TPROXY (squid 3.1), but in my network will not use nat as to deliver ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wifi Hotspot can't provide internet for 2 devices simultaneously

The problem is in the title.. I'm using an old laptop to distribute the internet connection. The hotspot was created easily, and i can connect one device at a time, and use the internet provided by ...
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How can I share a wifi signal with other machines on my wired network? [duplicate]

I want to take in a WIFI signal and provide internet service to this Ubuntu machine AND others on my hardwired ethernet connection. I have asked this elsewhere and only got 'it's easy, use the GUI' ...
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How to Connect & Share your Internet Connection (Wired & Wireless)

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP 430 notebook and this has a single wired internet connection and I would like to share this with a LG Optimus One with Android 2.3.3. I followed these instructions and ...
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How to share a wired Internet connection with an Android phone (reverse-tethering)?

I have been trying to share my wired Internet connection with my Android phone. However I could not succeed in doing this. Has anyone of you ever succeeded? Operating systems that I use are as follows:...
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Unable to connect to wireless internet(wifi) through KDE plasma desktop

I installed the KDE plasma desktop through Ubuntu software center. I am on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. After the install, I'm unable to connect to my WiFi connection in the KDE session. But I can connect to ...
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