I have two network interfaces cards, 8 PCs, a switch and a modem and I want to set up a lab with a server and clients and share connection among them.
However, I have a few issues:
1- I am unable to connect any PC to the internet or configure my network cards
2- I don't know how to assign an IP address to every PC (IPTables Configuration)
3- I have tried to follow these tutorials but they are too difficult for me:
4- I want to know if there is any useful application with graphical interface that configures things automatically.
Please do help because this is a crucial to me and here where I live there are a few people who know how to configure a Linux OS. Please guide me through this step by step because I need to teach that to many school teachers in my town who want to replace the old XP and 7 labs with Linux Mint.
Excuse my non-technical language because when it comes to networking, I'm a total hick
PS: is it possible to do this as well http://askubuntu.com/questions/249728/how-to-set-up-a-computer-lab-for-a-school
Many thanks in advance
this is in a way similar and related to this http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=150&t=135085&p=835639&hilit=how+to+replace+windows+server#p835639