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Old 09-27-2008, 07:02 PM   #1
smmart
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no network on a hp desktop with ubuntu


Hello, i am completly new to linux.

I am using ubuntu the latest version from ubuntu[dot]com

I installed it on a HP desktop computer and dount get it out on the net.
Somone who got a solution on it?

best regards
 
Old 09-28-2008, 08:56 AM   #2
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Need more information.

I might be able to help you, but I'll probably need more information.

1. How are you trying to connect? (Steps taken)
2. What type of connection are you trying to establish? (Ethernet, Wi-Fi, et cetera)
3. What errors are you getting? (If any)
4. Copy and paste the following command into the Terminal, then post the results.

Code:
ping -c 7 google.com
Also, try selecting the connection method in Network Manager by clicking {System} --> {Administration} --> {Network}. See if that helps.
 
Old 09-28-2008, 10:37 AM   #3
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Just guessing that you are trying to make an ethernet connection, you could to into "Terminal" and do "ifconfig" and you should see a section for eth0. If not then the ethernet interface is probably "Down" so you can do "ifconfig eth0 up" and that should get you on line.
 
  


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