I am new at raspberry and i have to do my project.
I am using my pi terminal through my laptop using cat5 cable.
everything is fine. I can ping the laptop on ssh.
Now I would use the internet on the pi.
How do I do that?
under linux if you're using internet via wifi use the IP forwarding to forward packets from ethernet to WIFI and then internet.
on your PI if you're using Raspbian
auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.0.0 gateway 192.168.0.1
gateway is the IP of your PC (cat5 network)
set dns server
if there are no internet, change the 126.96.36.199 to a dns server (search online dns server IP) ex:
on your PC set IP forwarding (edit iptable)
create a script
iptables=/sbin/iptables iptables --flush -t nat iptables --table nat --append POSTROUTING --out-interface wlan0 -j MASQUERADE iptables --append FORWARD --in-interface eth0 -j ACCEPT echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
make this script executable
chmod +x ip_forwarding.sh and run the script
If you are using a Windows laptop you can use Connectify. I've done it myself and it works fine.
After you start Connectify you will see Raspberry Pi as a connected device. Then you can select which connection to share etc..
However Connectify is not a free software.