kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 51, Issue 134
hvralpha at intekom.co.za
Sun Apr 26 15:54:41 UTC 2009
> Paul Lemmons said:
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: Re:Jaunty Static IP address
> > From: marc <gmane at auxbuss.com>
> > To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Date: 04/24/2009 03:03 PM
> >> Paul Lemmons said:
> > <snip>
> >> What am I missing?
> >> Removing Network Manager and amending /interfaces.
> >> All done.
> > Interesting... I thought we were supposed to moving *away* from backend
> > file editing. I have not had to do this for a very long time.
> That would be fine if the front end apps were changing the
> appropriate .conf files. Network Manager doesn't and I think this is a
> serious flaw.
> One of Linux's strengths is being able to go to the canonical location
> and fix things by hand when things go wrong. I'm not advocating this
> above pointy clicky interfaces, I'm all for ease of use, but there has to
> be an associate convntion.
> Same problem with audio, which I now find impenetrable.
> Can't say I'm enamoured with the move away from xorg.conf either.
> Big mistakes being made, imo.
Paul, A Static IP address can be set up in the new network manager applet.
That is where it should be.
Just add a interface and fill in its data. No need to add anything in the
interfaces files in text form.
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