Ubuntu Advanced?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Fri Aug 28 19:15:39 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 18:26 +0100, Paul.McManus at met.police.uk wrote:

> There is absolutely no way I would have figured that out in under a
> week.
> The Ubuntu Community is great, especially with questions such as this,
> but for the average user (with limited technical knowledge or
> understanding) a GUI for these sorts of things would be a better
> solution.

There *is* a GUI for this (I'm looking at it in 9.04): System ->
Preferences -> Network connections. The question was specifically how to
do it on the command line:

On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 10:09 -0700, Dane Mutters wrote:
> Just an example that I was arguing with yesterday: /etc/resolv.conf.
> It's auto-generated by NetworkManager.  I like NM; don't get me wrong,
> but if you need to change the DNS (or other) settings from the command
> prompt, it's really a pain.

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