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Old 04-03-2016, 08:19 AM   #1
Donutisme
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Question Connection protocols


I just acquired a P-4 computer and it has Linux and Ubuntu installed. /where do I find out if it is set up for wireless connection to the internet. It is in my RV next to the house in range with my Router. Everything looks different Ha. Thanks Donutisme
 
Old 04-03-2016, 01:11 PM   #2
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To check, you must know the root-password (administrator-password) for the installed system.
Open a terminal-window and type on the command prompt:
Code:
~$ sudo ifconfig
When you are asked for the root-password, type it and hit return.
Post the output from the command in your next response to this discussion.

If you do read nowhere in the output that wlan0 is active, type the next command and post the result:
Code:
~$ sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
The next actions depend on the result of these tests.

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