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I have got a laptop running Debian squeeze. I wish to share the wireless connection of the laptop (wlan0) to the ethernet port of the laptop, so that I can share the wireless connection to my desktop PC which is connected to the ethernet port.

[My desktop PC]---Ethernet---[My laptop]---))) WiFi )))---[Public network/ ISP]

I have read the article on Ubuntu community: [url]

I followed the steps, and the /etc/network/interfaces file on my laptop is:

Now the situation is: My laptop can connect to Internet (i.e. ping debian.org from laptop is fine), my desktop PC can connect to my laptop (i.e. ping 192.168.1.1 from desktop PC is fine). However, the desktop PC cannot reach the Internet.

I also read the information on Debian Wiki: [url]

It seems I must install and configure ebtables before sharing my wireless connection to ethernet port. Is it true? (But why the article on Ubuntu community doesn't mention it?) Or I just made some mistakes?

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