How do I restart DHCP discovery from GUI ( ubuntu 6.10)

Florian Diesch diesch at
Fri Dec 15 01:14:48 UTC 2006

primorec <geda.mail at> wrote:

> On 12/11/06, Gabriel Dragffy <dragffy at> wrote:
>     On Mon, 2006-12-11 at 01:55 -0800, primorec wrote:
>     > Yes, I found this  ...    but ALL I can do there is to check/modify
>     > different properties (DNS, name,  DHCP/static ... etc).   I do not
> [snip] [snip]
>     If you are running Dapper  then to the right of the listed network
>     adaptors should be an activate/deactivate button. In Edgy this was
>     changed; now you you will find a little tick-box to the left of each
>     network device listed. Ticking this box or unchecking it will
>     activate/deactivate that particular network device.
> Yes  that was it...  thanks...  This is __not__ the most intuitive solution.
> Activate/deactivate button is a lot better solution.   Oooh...  well...  It is
> not easy to  teach an old dog new tricks.

Create a button or menu entry that executes "gksudo ifup eth0" "gksudo
ifdown eth0" ( or whatever network device you need).


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