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could anyone give me some advice on how to set up my broadband connection? im guessing i dont have my network card properly configured for linux, but im not sure. could someone help me out with setting this up? on the last distro i had, it configured it for me automatically, but im not so lucky this time! heh. if anyone could help this newbie out, i'd appreciate it. thanks!
Good. Is your IP address assigned via DHCP? If so, you can just try "ifconfig eth0 up" and then "dhcpcd eth0". If you set your IP address manually, then try "ifconfig eth0 x.x.x.x" (where x.x.x.x is the IP address) and then try "ifconfig eth0 up".