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  Author  Subject: Re: Internal networking

Posted on 02-10-2002 09:57 p.m. ET  reply

Original Poster: "Mark W. Krentel" <>

> I would like to use the XP box as a gateway for the linux box.

It's also possible to use the Linux box as the gateway. Linux on a
low end Pentium box makes an excellent gateway and firewall and just
uses free tools. See the Howtos on IPChains and IP Masquerading.

> I found it to be quite interesting, in spite of the fact that I was
> lost at the first mention of "tarball".

Tar is the Unix command for bundling several files into one. The
Windows equivalent would be zip, but zip does both bundle (tar) and
compress (gzip).


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