Windows refugee questions...

Jeffrey F. Bloss jbloss at
Thu Dec 28 22:49:58 UTC 2006

David B Teague wrote:


> So  I install Ubuntu and specify DHCP instead of providing an IP
> number and the modem will provide the IP number?

In fact, I believe Ubuntu and most modern Linux distributions default
to getting network setup by way of DHCP. If there's a DHCP sever
upstream of you you'll do nothing. It's only when you need or want to
set up static IP numbers or special domain servers like OpenDNS that
you'll be going "interactive". :)

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