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LINKSYS AP CONNECTION QUESTION

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I have a WRVS4400n and a D-Link AP. Currently we have two locations and I are trying to share an internet connection. What we want to do is wireless-ly connect our two Access points so that I can share one  internet connection and allow for the other location (about 15 yards away) to connect all 5 computers. . essentially having all computers in one subnet while sharing one internet connection.

We don't want to do a nailed VPN between locations... NOTE this is a cost savings endeavor.

We don't want to go out and buy multiple wireless cards.

Firstly... is this possible?
Can you tell me if wireless Bridging is what I need to do... and is bridging possible while one is a true AP?
can Linksys and D-link talk to each other in this way?

In the event that  the current setup is not able to accomplish this...
Can you offer a solution that is both easy to setup and not TOO costly.

I've looked at Linux... but I'm not too familiar with setting up a bridging device in Linux... (look @ pfsense)

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