Re: Network issues
/etc/networks/interfaces and the gui network settings do not work together well . . . unless you have a pressing need to use the text-mode settings you'd be much better handling it through the gui (just comment our all the eth0 lines except for auto eth0 in the interfaces file).
You can then use the gui to create a new network profile for eth0 and select that when you want to connect to the network in question.
EDIT: Whoops just noticed this is in a loco subforum (I found this via the forum search) hope no-one minds me posting here
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