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Direct Raspberry Pi to computer Ethernet control

Ever found yourself stuck in the wilderness, armed with only an Ubuntu laptop, an ethernet cable, a micro usb power cable and a Raspberry pi – and let’s face it, who hasn’t been in such a scenario? Well be stuck no more!

It’s possible to directly SSH into the Pi only using its ethernet port, allowing you to not only gain access to the terminal (and desktop if needed) but to share your laptop’s wifi connection with the Pi directly, using Ubuntu’s standard networking software. This is a very neat solution in comparison to the keyboards, TV’s and routers traditionally used to interface with a Pi.

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