Bridge is the term used in computing to describe a device that connects two or more networks that use different protocols or equal to two segments of the same network using the same protocol, for example, ethernet or token ring.

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Wired to wireless bridge in Linux

I am attempting to set up my Raspberry Pi as a bridge, using Debian wheezy. I have a hostapd.conf: (some details changed for security, and yes, I know WEP is no good)... interface=wlan0 bridge=br0 ...
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Connecting to VirtualBox guest (ubuntu) from host (osx) via NAT?

I have a VirtualBox guest (running Ubuntu) configured with NAT through my host laptop (running OSX). It was my understanding that with NAT configured, I could access the guest from the host (w/o any ...
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Can I make two wireless routers communicate using the wireless?

I want to make a setup like this: cable modem <-cable-> wireless router 1 <-wireless-> wireless router 2 in another room <-cables-> PCs in another room Basically, I want to extend my ...
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How to Bridge Two Ethernet Ports on Mac OS X

How can I bridge two wired ethernet interfaces on Mac OS X (e.g. the current MacPro comes with two ethernet ports)? Googling turned up (e.g. this Apple forum post and this openvpn post) that this is ...
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TP-LINK modem can't connect to internet In automatic (PPPoE) mode

My TP-LINK-8901 modem does not connect to internet with "always on" (automatic) connection. I have to put it in bridge mode and make a connection in Windows to connect to internet. Also, there is no ...
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How do I get a bridge network to work for VirtualBox with Linux guest on a Mac OS X host

Does anybody have the step by step configuration process that would allow VirtualBox running a Linux/Ubuntu guest on a Mac OS X host use the bridge type network using Ethernet and wireless? I have ...
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Debian eth0 to wlan0 forwarding, with openvpn

I'm using "raspian" (Debian for the raspberry pi), and would like the raspberry-pi to serve internet access through eth0, using wlan0. The catch here is that while wlan0 is connected to my router, I'd ...
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Bridging my laptop's wireless and wired adaptors

I would like to be able to connect a desktop computer that does not have a wireless adapter to my wireless network. I could just run a network cable from my ADSL/wireless router to the desktop ...
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Can't bridge WIFI and ethernet, because wireless disconnects when I connect ethernet cable

I want to Bridge my Windows 7 laptop's wireless and wired adapters. I just select my ethernet and WIFI adapter, and choose create bridge. However when plugging in ethernet cable, instantly my WIFI ...
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Using a Wi-Fi router as bridge to increase the signal?

A friend of mine lives in an appartment building whose structure is such that the Wi-Fi signal is very weak. Even a USB key won't work. I was thinking of buying an entry-level Wi-Fi router and ...
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Bridging Wifi to Ethernet on Ubuntu not working

When running Windows I was able to bridge my wifi connect through my laptops Ethernet connection so a range of ethernet only devices could piggy back off my wifi (Raspberry Pi, Xbox etc etc). I am ...
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VirtualBox network configuration

I have a CentOS 6.1 virtual machine, virtualized with VirtualBox on Windows XP. This machine hosts my local development MySQL server. I'd like to find the correct network configuration, so that: my ...
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Does a switch know the mac address of other port of a bridge?

Let's say we have switches A and B, they are connected by bridge C. Does A knows about the mac of nics connected to B? Is it true that every time when nic on A want to send a frame to nic on B, the ...
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Setting up bridged OpenVPN server with single public IP NIC

I've been trying to set up a bridged OpenVPN server without much success. I've got VPS running Ubuntu with one NIC, which has assigned static public IP to it. I want to be able to have a couple of ...
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Can I use an Apple AirPort Express as a wireless-to-wired bridge?

I have a wireless network using an Apple AirPort Extreme. That device is set up in my office and hooked up to the cable modem. I have a TV in another room which can accept a wired internet ...
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How to turn my laptop into a hotspot?

I have a laptop which is connected to the internet with ADSL modem, and I would like to share the internet for any laptop connecting to wireless router from my laptop using hotspot . This is what I ...
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Is there a way to connect a USB portable media storage device to a SCSI host?

I have a Roland XV5080 sampler, which has SCSI interface, so I can attach HDD and CD drive to it. But I really don't need SCSI performance, the sampler loads all stuff into memory (it has 64 Mbyte). ...
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How do I disable auto-negotiation on DD-WRT?

I have a WRT54GL router with DD-WRT firmware installed, and have the exact same situation as exposed in this thread. The problem is, I don't know how to disable the auto-negotiation on the router ...
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Routing issue with bridged connection

I had a problem setting up a wired to wireless bridge on my Raspberry Pi box - but that is now fixed - Wired to wireless bridge in Linux - but the consequence seems to be that the squid proxy server ...
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VirtualBox webserver not accessbile on host browser

I setup and installed a CentOS6 webserver on a virtualbox. Already setup port-forwarding of port 4444 to 80 so that I can access it and even disabled Win7 firewall. I think that probably the problem ...
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How can I combine two ISP connections wirelessly to create one wireless network between two homes?

In a Windows 7 environment, can 2 neighbors establish a combined, wirelessly connected, bridged network in order to share both broadband access points AND files across a Homegroup environment or the ...
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SSID on the repeater bridge router

I have a Linksys WRT400N dual band router and I want to use it as a repeater bridge for my main AT&T router. Now I kind of get it working with dd-wrt firmware. I use the latest v24 sp2 firmware ...
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How-to set up a network bridge on a laptop for LXC use?

I am on a laptop using libvirt to run some containers. By default it uses the default network provided by libvirt and the containers have a 192.168.122.0/24 network. What I am trying to accomplish ...
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How can I connect two laptops with a USB network link (bridge)?

What is a USB network link (bridge)? I bought one, but when connecting two laptops they still cannot see each other. How can I do this?
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Network Bridge on Windows XP - frequent disconnections

I have a laptop connected to internet via wireless and have a desktop which cannot connect to the wireless and I wished to share internet between the two. Thus, I posted a question on here and was ...
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Setup wireless network brigde interface (wlan0 with eth0) on linux

I'm user of a public wired network. My machine gets ip (always the same) from it. Now I want to connect to this network my phone (which is registered device in network and can get its own ip address). ...
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how do i select bridged network adapter in virtualbox?

A CentOS 7 VM is running in virtualbox inside a Windows 8.1 host. I am trying to set up Bridged Networking, but am getting the following error highlighted in green in the print screen: However, ...