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Old 08-30-2005, 03:27 PM   #1
Mmc245
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ICS Windows/Linux - Client not quite working right -.-


Hi,

I am running a home network, with 2.2mbps ADSL, the host computer is a Windows Xp, and the client is currentley running linux (linspire 4.5) There are certian things i cannot seem to connect to on the client, it would sometimes come up and say things like "Cannot find www.google.com" and it wont connect to msn messenger at all. I have tryed several operating systems on the client, hoping that a format would solve the problem... -.- no joy. I am running zone alarm on the windows computer, but it is set to let the net work through. Any ideas?

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Old 08-30-2005, 03:53 PM   #2
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my idea would be to reverse your machines - ie. use the linux box as the internet gateway.
 
Old 08-31-2005, 08:23 AM   #3
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Can't do that -.- the windows computer isin't mine so i cant do any major changes to it.
Good idea though
 
  


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