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Old 05-25-2014, 09:50 PM   #1
sniper8752
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setting up wireless adapter


I am trying to setup my wireless usb adapter on my mint desktop. here is my interfaces file:
Code:
auto wlan0
iface wlan0 inet static
        address 192.168.1.10
        netmask 255.255.255.0
        gateway 192.168.1.1
        wpa-essid ssid
        wpa-psk psk
I can ping 8.8.8.8. I can't go to google.com though.
I did setup the static connection on my router.
 
Old 05-25-2014, 10:37 PM   #2
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What's in /etc/resolv.conf? I'm guessing nothing.

I don't know mint, but in lots of distros, using a static IP address doesn't allow you to use peerdns and requires that you set you nameservers manually.
 
  


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