[SATLUG] sharing the internet connection

FIRESTORM_v1 firestorm.v1 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 13:24:07 CST 2008

the only thing I can suggest is use the following site to generate a
firewall script:


add the script to your init.d and symlink according to runlevel and as long
as your two interfaces are up, it should work.  It's what I use when I make
a firewall.

On Feb 4, 2008 7:51 PM, Charles Hogan <cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com>

> It's been ages since I've done something like this, (ipchains anybody :)
> ), there was no GUI interface at that time, that I recall.
> Rest assured, Google is your friend:
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=iptables+masquerade+config&btnG=Search
> Chris Lemire wrote:
> > Here's what I'm doing. I use 64 bit OS only my computer including
> virtual appliances and my host OS Fedora Core release 8 64 bit Linux running
> in software raid. On my desktop, I can't use ndiswrapper in 64 bit Linux
> because a 64 bit windoze driver is not available except from m$ updates and
> that's buggy as hell. I've tested the wireless network adapter with 32 bit
> Backtrack 2 and 3 beta, and it works no problems. Here's my plan to get
> wireless working in 64 bit FC8 Linux. I've got a second older slower
> computer. I've installed the latest Debian Etch 32 bit, and I'll be
> upgrading it from stable to testing. I can get wireless internet working in
> it. Now I've got a crossover cable running from it to my second network
> adapter on FC8 desktop to the Debian Etch computer. The Debian computer has
> the usb wireless network adapter in it. Debian doesn't run any type of gui,
> and it has about an uptime of a month since I installed it. I want to share
> the wireless internet received by
> >  the Debian computer to the FC8 64 bit computer through a crossover
> cable. I want to do ip masquerading (what's the difference between
> bridging?). Now everywhere I go on the internet and ask for help, I'm
> getting the answer, use the gui firestarter program. I'm a linux commando. I
> want to edit iptables directly to set this up and Debian doesn't run a gui.
> How can this be done without using Firestarter.
> >
> >
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