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eggblade1 08-15-2010 07:02 PM

Internet not working?
 
Hello, This is my second day of having Slackware installed and I havent been able to get it connected to the internet. I have a standard wired connection for all i know...

I'm pretty new to linux, been jumping between ubuntu, mint, mandrivia and some others for some time and Ive taken advantage of their automatic (noob friendly) features.

I ran the "netconfig" command several times hoping it was something wrong there but after following an install guide, It still wouldn't work... ugh. can anyone provide help?

dugan 08-15-2010 07:25 PM

This is a frequently asked question :).

http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Slackware-FAQ

The answer: install from wicd from /extra and let it do the work for you.

eggblade1 08-15-2010 07:33 PM

aw thank you so much, gonna try that out. I thought i searched around alot but i guess not. Thanks again. :D

eggblade1 08-15-2010 11:25 PM

Ok well that dident work... Maybe. I installed and ran wicd but it says im not connected. When i right click on the tray icon i can click on "connect" and it shows me a "wired network" but when i try to connect it says.......

Never mind, just took awhile to find it maybe? Idk but i just clicked connect for the third time and now its working perfect. O_o

cool, thanks for the help!


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