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Run the following command in a terminal window:
Look at the line that has "Link encap:Ethernet". The alphanumeric right before that -- in my case "p5p1" -- is the suffix of the file you want to edit in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts. In my case that's /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-p5p1. Open a text editor like "gedit" and open the aforementioned file. Edit the line that says "GATEWAY=" with an ip address at the end by changing it to whatever gateway ip you want to use for the gateway. You might also need to edit /etc/sysconfig/network the same way. Restart networking.
EDIT: I forgot to mention changing your ip is done with the same files. Don't forget you have to either restart networking or reboot for the changes to take effect.
Last edited by SharpyWarpy; 06-16-2012 at 10:36 PM.
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