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Old 07-31-2004, 01:40 AM   #1
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creating a broadband internet connection

i have just recently formatted my old computer to red hat 9 so i can use it as an internet gateway for my parents and my new (2 serparate computers, 3 in total including red hat gateway) windows xp home machines, however i cant seem to find the wizard or something so i can create the broadband internet connection so that i can share it to the 2 windows xp machines. any body know how i can do this ????
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ip masquerading will allow you to share the internet connection.

do some google searches on this for a HOW TO.
Old 07-31-2004, 02:36 AM   #3
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thanks jax8, also do you know how to setup the said internet connection? i cant find any wizards or anything to do so
Old 07-31-2004, 03:57 AM   #4
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If the cables to the internet were connected to the computer, under the install I'm quite sure the internet is set up already.

but I don't know how Red Hat handles that
Old 07-31-2004, 04:01 AM   #5
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oh okie

oh okies, no they werent... i didnt even have the cables made till after the install.. had to chop a section out of an existing cable...


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