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Enter details into netconfig command. Also edit addresses in /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1
This does not set up routing however. Use
route add default gw <gateway>
Now everything should work until you reboot.
To make the gateway permanent, you will need to add that line to rc.d - since rc.inet1 contained code that is supposed to make this happen anyway, I edited the top of the file to remove the case statements on the variable assignments.
Here is a tip about how to navigate in GNOME-the fast way. While on the desktop (with no window focused), press the / key to open the Nautilus navigation bar.To navigate to a specific location type the folders path in the bar.Also, you can navigate to the special locations, using the following paths:
Opens the System Settings Window. <a href="http://alinuxblog.wordpress.com/2008/05/16/the-fastest-way-to-navigate-in-gnome/">more...
Failed to mount "AL1916W".
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configuration file (rejected message had interface "org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume" member "Mount" error
name "(unset)" destination "org.freedesktop.Hal")
Zattoo has developed a software program that allows you to watch TV on your computer. All you need is a broadband connection and a current operating system (Windows XP or Vista, Mac OS X, or Linux). The service is legal and free of charge.
If you want to select Fastest Mirror in Debian follow this tutorial and this is very helpful if you want to download and install your debian packages,Updates .netselect-apt automatically creates a sources.list file for using with apt for the specified distribution by downloading the list of Debian mirrors using wget and choosing the fastest servers (both US and non-US) using netselect. The output file is written to OUTFILE.