Network connection

Georgi Kourtev gkourtev at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 16:53:14 GMT 2009


 >
> > My question: how can I enable at least my wired network access to install
> > packages? If not possible, is there any other way?
> 
> Stop wicd
> # invoke-rc.d wicd stop
> 
> Edit /etc/network/interfaces
> (assuming that your wired NIC is eth0 and that you are using dhcp)
> # cat /etc/network/interfaces
> auto lo
> iface lo inet dhcp
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> 
> Start networking
> # ifup eth0
> 
Thanks. And then I assume I have to install the necessary package (wicd or 
network-manager) through KPackage, right?

What about if I download packages on a USB stick from 
http://packages.ubuntu.com and install them manually?  Is there any risk with 
that?
gk



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