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Old 06-02-2009, 03:18 PM   #1
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internet connection sharing


i have linux mint 6 and i used to run my laptob through my xbox 360 when i had xp but now i dont know how to share my connection can someone help me?
 
Old 06-02-2009, 03:46 PM   #2
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Hi,

welcome to LQ!

How are the machines connected? Is the xbox handing out dhcp leases,
did you use static IPs with XP?


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Old 06-02-2009, 03:51 PM   #3
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they were connected through ethernet. and idk
 
Old 06-02-2009, 05:15 PM   #4
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No idea what idk is/does ... how did XP acquire its IP address?


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Old 06-02-2009, 07:40 PM   #5
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i guess it shared the ip address or acquired it automatic
 
Old 06-02-2009, 07:58 PM   #6
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IDK - I don't know?
 
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In that case tell your Linux to use dhcp, and see what that does.
 
Old 06-02-2009, 10:36 PM   #8
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thanks tinkster will do if i have a problem ill post a reply tomorrow.
 
  


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