[thechat] Network clue needed ...

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Mon Jul 13 15:41:23 CDT 2009

Yep, mine (Ubuntu Jaunty) says

martin at canna:~$ cat /etc/network/interfaces 
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

Being Ubuntu of course, you don't need to go near CLI shenanigans. You can go to 
System>Preferences>Network Connections
edit the appropriate connection and go to the IPv4 tab, where you select Method: Automatic(DHCP)

On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 15:33:03 +0100, John Handelaar <john at userfrenzy.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 15:22, Luther, Ron <Ron.Luther at hp.com> wrote:
>> Edit /etc/network/interfaces
>>        Auto eth0
>>        Iface eth0 inet static
>>        Address
>>        Netmask
>>        Network
>>        Broadcast
>>        Gateway
>> So change that 'address' line to ???
> That'll almost certainly work.
> Also an option: remove *everything* after 'Auto eth0' and replace it with
>        iface eth0 inet dhcp
> (sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart when you're do

Editing via GUI as above should do that for you.


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