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xelavopelk

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"network connections" gui
« on: January 18, 2014, 02:15:42 am »
I load lubuntu from SD on cubietruck. I cann't change network settings in "system tools"->"network connections". controls are unavaliable to change.
ifconfig eth0 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx netmask 255.255.255.0 up  - is ok

how can i use gui interface to change network settings?

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Re: "network connections" gui
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2014, 07:18:34 am »
Hi: There is a file somewhere in /etc which holds all the "instructions". Please check and edit it. There should be also some info available by googling " network command line debian how to configure"
Please also check the debian admin manual.

I will try to look at it also and post back

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Re: "network connections" gui
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2014, 12:53:05 am »
There's a good chance the network info is kept in /etc/network/interfaces on your system.  This describes the different available settings and options:

http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/lucid/man5/interfaces.5.html

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Re: "network connections" gui
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2014, 04:14:23 am »
You have to deactivate all eth0 entries in /etc/network/interfaces. Simmply add "#" in front of each line. Keep the entries for loop!

You use the network manager application which only uses network interfaces that are not configured in /etc/network/interfaces.

My interfaces file looks like this ...
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$sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces
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Leave auto lo
Leave iface lo inet loopback
Deactivate #auto eth0
Deactivate #iface eth0 inet dhcp
Deactivate #           hwaddress ether 00:90:4C:11:22:33
Deactivate #auto wlan0
Deactivate #iface wlan0 inet dhcp