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Old 02-14-2005, 03:40 PM   #16
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Napalm Llama,
from where to set that the ip is not got from DHCP (I have static IP)

merize147,
would you explain your posts more?
actually the problem is that I have just installed linux so I am not that familiar with the command line
 
Old 02-14-2005, 03:54 PM   #17
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OK, well it's YaST2 > Network Services > Network Card, then click the Change button.

Select the device you have static IP for from the list, and click Edit.

Change from Automatic Address Setup to Static Address Setup, and give it your static IP and network mask (mybe someone else can explain network masks - I don't fully understand them myself)

Click Next > Finish, and you're done.


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Since I've done this myself, my internet browsing has slowed down significantly. I think this is because I messed with the nameserver settings at the same time, so it takes longer for URLs to resolve. If that is the case, then I THINK that my instructions won't affect your performance. Just be warned.
 
Old 02-14-2005, 10:03 PM   #18
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No worries. We all need to start some where. This post would be huge if I tried to explain it so how about just a link to get you started.

http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/cli.html

Do a web search for command line tutorials and you'll get more than you care to read.


Don't get me wrong YAST is heaven sent, but if you want to know linux learn the command line. Most Distro's have different config utilities, so if you know configs via the CL you can move in and out of other distro's much easier.

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