I'm trying to route/bridge/forward (no matter what kind of trickery) all the traffic from wlan0 to eth0. My setup should look like this:

|wireless network| > |wlan0| > |eth0| > |router| > |another wireless network|

So basically eth0 should output something a router can understand. I did my research and so far:

  • bridge-utils does not work
  • Ubuntu's Network Manager does not work (IPv4 "Shared with other computers" mode)

Any help is appreciated!

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IP forwarding needs to be enabled for this to work. By default it's set to 0, you can turn it on by setting it to 1 with this command.

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

This might be enough by itself, if it isn't, then try configuring the default gateway so that traffic automatically goes out of eth0.

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