[SATLUG] Sharing an internet connection virtually (VMWARE)

Samuel Leon satlug at net153.net
Mon Mar 9 06:32:06 CDT 2009

Christopher Lemire wrote:
> I have no internet in Linux due to my only way to get internet is
> through my blackberry curve phone sharing ( I think some call this
> tethering) internet to the pc. It works fine in winblows of course
> with the provided winblows software, so I booted over to Linux, fired
> up VMware workstation 6.5, set up the internet in it, and I have
> internet in my guest os in vmware which is 32 bit xp media center. I
> right clicked the connection from "network connections" and went to
> share this connection. Now I'd like to share it to my host os, 64-bit
> Ubuntu 8.10 in Raid 0. Do I need to be using NAT or Bridged. Please be
> specific and give detailed instructions. Thank you. I've set up
> internet sharing before but not virtually.

Have you tried barry? http://www.netdirect.ca/software/packages/barry/

I had it working sporadically on the ATT network once.  I think there 
are known issues with ATT though.


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