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How to share the internet in MAC?

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I am connected internet via USB data card in my MAC, I want to share the internet via my ethernet, so
the one more laptop(having solaris) which is connected to same router can get the internet connectivity,
Could someone explain me what I need to do in MAC to share the internet via ethernet ?
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1.  Choose Apple > System Preferences, and then click Sharing.
2.  Select Internet Sharing.
3.  Choose a network service from the Share your connection from pop-up menu, Ethernet for example.
4.  Select a networking service to share your Internet connection from the To computers using list, AirPort for example.

If you share your Internet connection using AirPort, click AirPort Options and give your network a name and password.


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Shoooot!  Only 125!  Darn.  I'm trying to hit 50 by the end of the night :P
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sure I will try that, so on the client(solaris) only thing I need to do it to give the default route as the ip (ethernet interface) of MAC? and rest MAC will handle :-)
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I will let you know if it works,Thanks :-)
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Thanks! :-)
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