LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-07-2004, 02:46 AM   #1
suwandy_chandra
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Australia
Distribution: Debian & Mandrake
Posts: 44

Rep: Reputation: 15
Connecting to Internet with Mandrake


I've just intalled my LInux Mandrake 9.2 yesterday, so I have no idea how to get around with the settings and the configuration as yet. I am trying to connect to the internet with a shared internet ADSL connection from a group of Windows clients. We are connected via router. All the other clients are running Windows XP, (including the main client) and mine is the only one with Linux Mandrake 9.2.
How do I set Linux so that I could connect to the internet? I've got myself the DNS address, the username, p/w. What else do I need? How do I set the wizard?
 
Old 03-07-2004, 02:59 AM   #2
jc80
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Raleigh NC
Posts: 16

Rep: Reputation: 0
The wizard should be able to configure your settings. It'll come up on the welcome screen when you boot to mandrake. It'll say Configure your settings or something like that. Then go to network settings and launch the wizard. Have you tried that? what happened?

Also try going to the command line terminal and type:
cd /sbin
then type: ifconfig -a

post what you see here.
 
Old 03-07-2004, 03:35 AM   #3
suwandy_chandra
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Australia
Distribution: Debian & Mandrake
Posts: 44

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
PHP Code:
eth0    Link encap Ethernet Hwaddr blah blah
inet adr 
blah Bcast blah Mask blah
UPBROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU 
1500 Metric 1
RX packets 
0 errors 0 dropped :0 overruns 0 frame 0
TX packets 
34 errors 0 dropped 0 oerruns 0 carrier 0
collisions 
0 txqueuelen 100
RX bytes 
0  (0.0 bTX bytes 2040 (1.9kb)
Interrupt 9 Base addres 0x1000

lo    
<and some other stuff... > 
That is basically what it outputs. I tried using the wizard yesterday but it still refuses to connect to the internet.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mandrake 10 connecting to internet. Daddy_Cool Linux - Networking 2 05-03-2005 12:44 AM
Connecting to internet with DSL in mandrake 9.2 Karppu Linux - Networking 1 04-29-2004 11:28 AM
Mandrake 9.1 Connecting to Internet Through Router Chryzmo Linux - Networking 2 01-20-2004 09:20 PM
connecting to the internet on mandrake iamacup Linux - Newbie 3 10-27-2003 01:53 AM
Mandrake 9.1 & connecting to Internet polonator Linux - Networking 17 07-11-2003 11:34 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:16 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration