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Old 28th July 2007, 00:34
chez17 chez17 is offline
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Ok, I got it working! I connected with PuTTY. On to the next problem. Now my computer is using the dhcp way of connecting. I am trying to follow this step in the tutorial.:

Code:
# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# The primary network interface
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
        address 192.168.0.100
        netmask 255.255.255.0
        network 192.168.0.0
        broadcast 192.168.0.255
        gateway 192.168.0.1
The problem is that before I do that, my box can connect to the internet, I can ping a site and get a response. If I do this step and restart the network, the pings no longer work. I lose the connection. I should add that my router's address is 192.168.1.1, but if I try putting that in for network or gateway, the network wont even restart. You can see the tutorial here:

http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect_setup_ubuntu704_p3

Any thoughts?
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