[maemo-users] [maemo-users] connection options

From: Miles Fidelman mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Date: Fri Sep 15 21:32:27 EEST 2006
Marius Gedminas wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 01:36:09PM -0400, Miles Fidelman wrote:
>> Ok.. I have this brand new 770, and the obvious next step is to get 
>> connected to the net, but... there's no WiFi access point handy.  S
>> It would seem that there should be a way to:
>> - use the laptop sitting on my office desk (hard-wired connection to the 
>> office LAN, wi-fi card) as a router, and/or,
>> - plug a bluetooth dongle into the laptop and use it as a router, and/or,
>> - connect via a usb cable and use the laptop as a router
> I'm sure all three are doable, but I don't know how.
> Using an ad-hoc wireless network might be simplest.
Well sure, but that requires some kind of routing on the PC, and basic 
connection sharing doesn't like using real IP addresses.

I need something to act as a router or proxy.  Any suggestions?



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