Originally Posted by bluegrass
yes that was the first file i changed, then restarted the network. here are the files i have so far edited.
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
# and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).
# The loopback network interface
iface lo inet loopback
# The primary network interface
#iface eth0 inet static
# address 192.168.0.2
# netmask 255.255.255.0
# network 192.168.0.0
# broadcast 192.168.0.255
# gateway 192.168.0.100
iface eth0 inet static
You have a typo there, it should be