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Thread: ububtu 8.04 Network Interfaces Setup

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    ububtu 8.04 Network Interfaces Setup

    Hi all Iv`e been trying to set up my home server and i have tryed manny different version of UBUNTU... I am now on to UBUNTU 8.04 LTS SERVER EDITION, if any 1 can assist me in any way i would greatly appriciate it as i am now getting really **** off.
    As for installing the progrom i have no problems it is when i come to trying to set up the server to host a web page i am stuck.
    Now believe it or not i am not a beginner on computer i have been building and repairing for over 15years but as for a server this is anew addition to me and i am now really stuck, i have followed manny examples on the net IN DETAIL BUT every time i come to using the command "sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart" all i get is

    *reconfiguring network interfaces....
    /etc/network/interfaces:10: unknown addres type
    ifdown: couldn`t read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces"
    /etc/network/interfaces:10: unknown address type
    ifup: couldn`t read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces"
    Saying FAIL IN BOLD RED LETTERS AT THE SIDE

    If any one can help me i would greatly appriciate it as i am now getting rather mad plz
    Contact me at
    (MSN) tweeksandperks@hotmail.co.uk
    EMAIL adam@tweaksandperks.com

    Regards:
    Adam
    Last edited by Slider1611; May 20th, 2008 at 02:12 PM. Reason: missed words

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    Re: ububtu 8.04 Network Interfaces Setup

    If this is a server, may we assume it needs a static IP address? Please open a terminal and do:
    Code:
    cat /etc/network/interfaces
    and let's see what is wrong on line 10.
    "Oh, Ubuntu, you are my favorite Linux-based operating system" --Dr. Sheldon Cooper, Ph.D.

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