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I recently got an internship and they put us in a dorm-like place. All the connections to the internet are hardwired through terminals in the wall. I have a linksys e1000 router and I want to set up a wireless connection. Is this possible? I know I can't simply connect one of the terminals to my router.

Thank you.

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Did you actually try anything? Without knowing the topology of the dorm's network it's impossible to answer. That aside, there's a good chance you will NOT be allowed to do this. You're best bet is to talk with campus IT for the rules. –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jun 9 '12 at 17:37
    
Talk to them. Pay for it. –  Xavierjazz Jun 10 '12 at 2:26

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I doubt the University would allow you to do this - but what you could do as an alternative, is hook the router/AP up to a 2nd Ethernet port on your Desktop (if you have one, cheap enough to buy a PCI card), then setup ICS and share the Internet connection out to the AP, that ought to work, though it would need some configuring.

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