Linux Sharing mode

Quick start guides for Linux.

Set up Share Internet Connection in Linux

1-2. Select the IPv4 Settings

$ sudo nm-connection-editor
  • Display the Network Connections as shown below.

    ethernet

    Fig. 25 The connections that can be used to connect to the internet such as Ethernet.

  • Find the Ethernet Adapternetwork corresponding to the BlackLink MAC address.

    ethernet_mac

    Fig. 26 Verify whether Ethernet4 is consistent with the corresponding MAC address.

  • Click IPv4 and edit wired connection as shown below.

    default ipv4

    Fig. 27 Wired connection method is Automatic(DHCP) by default.

    ipv4

    Fig. 28 Please edit wired connection method to ‘Shared to other computers’.

1-4. Scan the QR Code with the mobile device

Hint

You can scan the QRcode after configuring all settings on phone side.

Resetting the network back to DHCP steps

This is for those who have turned on the wifi Sharing mode and want to switch back to the DHCP network connection method.

2-1. Blacklink MAC address

Click the Settings button above the toolbar, as shown below.

settings

Fig. 30 Click settings above the toolbar.

settings

Fig. 31 Click blacklink tab.








2-2. Click the adapter that is connected to Blacklink and select ‘IPv4’

sudo nm-connection-editor
  • Display the Network Connections as shown below.

    ethernet

    Fig. 32 The connections that can be used to connect to the internet such as Ethernet.

  • Find the Ethernet Adapternetwork corresponding to the BlackLink MAC address.

    ethernet_mac

    Fig. 33 Verify whether Ethernet4 is consistent with the corresponding MAC address.

  • Click IPv4 and edit wired connection as shown below.

    default ipv4

    Fig. 34 Please edit connection method to Automatic(DHCP).

2-3. Please Unplug and Replug BlackLink

  • Unplug blacklink and replug blacklink, then restart blackey, you will get a new IP address.

  • Show login page after new IP address detected.

    scan

    Fig. 35 Wifi sharing mode login page.

2-4. Scan the QR Code with the mobile device

Hint

You can scan the QRcode after configuring all settings on phone side.
After successfully configuring the network properties, the device will remain in this DHCP connection until you manually set up to the sharing mode!

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