Inside/Outside Upstairs/Downstairs, or
How to set up your home network and connect it to the world

Manitoba UNIX User Group
June 8, 1999
Michael Doob

Why set up a home net

Ethernet cards

Wiring types

Setting up a home network

An example: the Quark home LAN

The quark network using coax cables (linear topology)

The quark network using 10BaseT cables (star topology)

Connecting to the outside world using IP masquerading

Using X Window applications with IP masquerading