> who has ever set up a PC with Linux as an internet access router ?? Im a
Better learn just a little about valid and non-valid IPs, and re-compiling theQuote:> absolute beginner with Linux and TCP/IP. But I want to connect a small LAN
Linux kernel to support `masquerading.'
I wouldn't use it for a news-server, considering the sheer amount of data youQuote:> the Linux PC should be a mail- and news-server and if possible work as
> "internet cache" like a proxy-server.
would need. If you are connecting to an ISP, then use their servers as your
email and news servers. You can set up many proxies if you want, in fact I
believe Apache (http://www.apache.org) does proxying.
J. S. Jensen