View Full Version : [ubuntu] How to connect to the internet
January 10th, 2011, 01:20 AM
Alright i have another question, so im running Ubuntu Server 10.10 still and i finally got a wired connection, but when i use the ifconfig command all i see is the lo(loopback) connection, and i don't know how to enable the eth0 port, any help?
January 10th, 2011, 05:59 AM
check if you see eth0 using
than assign IP, gateway and DNS. your internet will be enabled.
January 10th, 2011, 06:01 AM
so, you have a terminal open, and you do an "ifconfig -a" and you only get the lo...
you can do the following:
sudo dhclient eth0
that should get you an ip, and a route if your router is serving up addresses to clients...
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