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-jay-
February 5th, 2009, 06:59 AM
hi im trying to setup a static ip in network manager well i everything i do i end up losing my connection btw im using a wired connection no router

heres the result from ifconfig


jay@ubuntu:~$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:16:e6:86:92:73
inet addr:76.93.49.251 Bcast:76.93.51.255 Mask:255.255.252.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:980036 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:190564 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:288268440 (288.2 MB) TX bytes:37836691 (37.8 MB)
Interrupt:23 Base address:0xe000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:119 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:119 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:10573 (10.5 KB) TX bytes:10573 (10.5 KB)

jay@ubuntu:~$


thanks in advance

Iowan
February 6th, 2009, 02:31 AM
See if this (http://www.prash-babu.com/2009/01/how-to-setup-static-ip-in-ubuntu.html) How-To helps.

punx45
February 6th, 2009, 06:41 AM
looks like you are connected directly to an ISP, road runner from the looks of it. i dont think you can specify your own IP in that case.

wlraider70
February 6th, 2009, 07:36 AM
I spent a lot of time working on that. I just got it settled.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1054410
this is some of my exp.

in the end Iowan was right, two posts up.