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I got an HP Mini 2133 for christmas a few years ago and it was running Linux. It works fine, but I did something to it to make it so that when I log in, I have to type "start x" to get it out of a code interface. When it logs in, it shows the normal desktop screen and works fine, the only problem is, there is no internet. I used to have it, but somehow along the lines, it got deleted and I don't anymore. I can't find it anywhere on my computer. How do I re-install the internet, or am I asking the wrong question.
Hi- sorry for using Urgent- it was my finals week and I didn't have a computer, but you're right, a little kindness goes a long way Thanks for replying.
I usually connect to the internet through wireless to Comcast at home, and my schools wireless connection when at school.
I don't know how to search for the "ifconfig-a" and when I tried nothing comes up. I tried typing this both before typing "startx" and searching but nothings coming up. again, I'm not sure what im doing wrong, though I know im definitely typing something in wrong. I tried opening the Gnometerminal and typed <ifconfig-a> but it says bash:syntax error near unexpected token 'newline'. How should this be typed?
I also tried searching for the /etc/inittab file but also nothing showed up. I don't know if this is because it was deleted or I'm just not searching properly.
Please let me know if you need anymore information. I really do appreciate your help
Thanks for being so patient and helpful with me. I found the /etc/inittab file and it says id:3:initdefault. It wouldn't let me change it though, I'm assuming that has to be done somewhere else?
Also, when I tried opening the terminal and typing ifconfig -a it says command not recognized. I'm sorry, but im probably going to need a step by step.