azz ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Sat Sep 17 17:51:19 UTC 2005

If Mr. Maddock is running a firewall box, he probably does not want to
run a GUI.

You probably want a tool like etherconf.  Etherconf is a package that
takes care of that for you:

"Etherconf is a debconf-based interface for configuring Ethernet
devices on your system. It supports both manual and DHCP-based


(It is in Warty and Hoary, too)

sudo apt-get install etherconf

sudo dpkg-reconfigure etherconf

to probe your hardware again and adjust changes.


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