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Long-time AirVPN user, I'm on a linux PC, using the ufw method described here: (https://airvpn.org/topic/5586-prevent-leaks-with-linux-firestarter-also-stop-traffic-when-vpn-drops/?p=14095). I would like to share this connection with other devices, having my PC serve as a kind of router. Assume I cannot modify my router or the other devices to natively use AirVPN. I have been able to create a wifi hotspot using an ethernet connection. However, my devices are unable to complete the connection until I disable the firewall. Obviously, this is not an acceptable solution as it will allow leaks and I was wondering if anyone here in the community could modify randombit and worric's method to allow hotspot usage.

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On further testing, it seems the issue is that the devices do not connect to tun0 and instead only to eth0, thus essentially making this hotspot pointless. I have tried bridging eth0 to tun0 using bridge-utils, but this breaks the eth0 connection. I would appreciate any suggestions from staff or community.

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