[CS-FSLUG] Networking two Linspire boxes

Chris Brault gginorio at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jul 24 23:05:22 CDT 2006

It is my experience,

> I have NEVER been able to get the two machines to
> talk to one another.
> What I dont know is if I will have any easier time getting the two to
> talk to each other or no.  If NOT than my wife would prefer to stay
> with Uncle Gates.  But if it would be easier to network the two then
> she is willing to take the chance.
> Does anyone have any experience in this area that could advise.

That consumer grade "Best Buy" routers act as either an internal or 
external router. They either help you share the Internet or provide 
local networking but not both. That said, I have gotten boxes to SSH and 
such using the internal ip's, so something is definitely possible using 

Gabe Ginorio

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