On 7/30/06, jaytee(a)clear.net.nz <jaytee(a)clear.net.nz> wrote:
I just googled and found:
ifconfig eth0 <number provided>
Is it as simple as just doing this??
If yes! do I need to undo this when I am finished??
> Hello all,
> I am trying to update my system and went to an
> internet cafe to use their network. However, they told me
> I need to add their ip address (Which they gave to me on a
> written note) I have never had to do this before and have
> no idea how to do it in Ubuntu.
> Will some one please help with this?
> Regards John
There are simpler ways to do this on Ubuntu. I can't remember the
exact menu location but on my Debian (which is similar) it is Places,
Administration, Networking and you can do it all using the GUI with a
minimum of fuss.
WAND Network Research Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Waikato