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Old 09-28-2010, 10:43 AM   #1
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What router will work with Ubuntu and Windows 95?


I have 2 computers (1 with Ubuntu and 1 with Windows 95) that I would like to share the internet. They are in 2 different buildings that are next to each other. Could I use a router and a cable to make them both get internet? I want Verizon DSL's 1 mb plan.

If it is possible, what router will work with these 2 operating systems?
 
Old 09-28-2010, 10:48 AM   #2
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routers do not "work" with operating systems, they work with IP traffic. they have no knowledge or interest whatsoever in what operatingsystem a device is running.
 
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Do I have to worry about system specs? Cause the Windows 95 computer is old.
 
Old 09-28-2010, 11:14 AM   #4
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You are probably on the wrong forum for Windows 95 support, as it is not a form of Linux. As far as I know, it is not even supported by its creator (Microsoft) any more.

Ubuntu on the other hand should work with most, if not all, routers on the market today.
 
Old 09-28-2010, 11:28 AM   #5
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Do I have to worry about system specs? Cause the Windows 95 computer is old.
it might be old, but it still as an TCP/IP stack.
 
Old 09-28-2010, 11:56 AM   #6
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Are you really sure to connect a Windows 95 computer to the internet? I bet that it will be infected with all kinds of malware in no-time, since there are no antivirus programs anymore, that support such an old OS. Which browser will you use?
 
  


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