command line - configuring the network interface
trudheim at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 14:13:10 UTC 2006
On 1/27/06, Oscar Veloz <oveloz at glasfloss.com> wrote:
> I have set up Ubuntu 5.10 but no GUI, and with ifconfig I have set the
> ip address and netmask, but I cannot figure out how to set my gateway.
> I was thinking I should edit the file called "interfaces", but It wont
> let me. I have tried edit and gedit, and neither will work.
sudo vim /etc/network/interfaces
you can test a route with 'sudo route add default gw 192.168.1.1 dev
eth0' if your gateway is 192.168.1.1 and your network interface is
eth0 that is.
the stanza entry in interfaces is 'gateway' iirc.
Anders Karlsson <trudheim at gmail.com>
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