I network my computers using a crossover LAN cable. I made mine but I think they are about $10. The nice thing about it is the 500 Mb/s transfer speed.
Just in case you have an extra LAN cable laying around here's a link to modifying it. http://duxcw.com/digest/Howto/network/cable/cable5.htm
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