Help with sharing Internet from MacBook Pro 10.11.1 to G5 Tiger.

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by appleish19, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. appleish19 macrumors regular


    Dec 4, 2014
    Hey everyone,

    I'm trying to share my Internet from my 2012 MacBook Pro running 10.11.1 through Ethernet to my G5 quad. It's saying connected on my G5 quad but is not pulling down data through my browser. Are there any troubleshooting tips I should try?
    Thanks in advance.

    Edit. G5 running tiger. Planning on upgrading to lepoard. Want to be able to download the 10.5.8 update after install.
  2. ApolloBoy macrumors 6502a


    Apr 16, 2015
    San Jose, CA
    Why not just hook up your Ethernet cable directly to your G5?
  3. appleish19 thread starter macrumors regular


    Dec 4, 2014
    That's ultimately what I ended up doing. :DUnfortunately the airport extreme we share for the house is several rooms away. So I purchased an airport express and used it as a bridge for Ethernet in my room. Having a wired connection is nice. 190 Mbps. :cool:
  4. tullerosj408 macrumors newbie

    Oct 27, 2015
    San Jose
    Try doing some research on ssh, you should be able to open a unix console in your mac

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