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Old 05-15-2003, 02:06 AM   #61
arun79
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Originally posted by Dodj
i dont think it is a windows problem
when i go into mankrake control center and internet connections..........it says the connection is up but the ip field is blank. even tho it says it is set to 192.168.0.3 in other files

is it a problem with my network card driver, and if so how do i get a latest driver , and how do i install it.......realtek rtl8139c


thanks for your help, i really want to get the net working on linux.
Did you try pinging your dad's machine? If that works, your network is fine.

I prefer to use a proxy server instead of Internet Connection Sharing. The cable line in my house is connected to my dad's Windoze 98 Box. I downloaded several proxy servers such as Winproxy, Analogx, Janaserver etc and found 602Pro LAN Suite most to my liking. Try any one of these and see the one you like best.

Bye
Arun
 
Old 05-15-2003, 03:20 AM   #62
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no i cant ping the other machine...
i know how to set networks up, that is why i cannot understand why it wont work, which is why i know it must be something with linux, as i am not familiar with it
 
Old 02-05-2004, 10:52 PM   #63
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it took me awhile and a LOT of help before i was fully able to completely leave windows. i went back and forth between the two for awhile, i dont blame you for getting frustrated. I still have lots of questions and a few problems, but eventually you'll get comfortable and familiar enough with it to learn the basic functions and make everything work, and its really a relief to be there. look for rioutil, it works just fine with my rio600, just took some research to find out how to get it to work
 
  


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