Why is adding a new Ubuntu PC to an existing LAN such a pain?

Bernard Peek bap at shrdlu.com
Sun Jan 21 18:17:40 UTC 2007

In message <5THb0UHN$qsFFwIz at ntlworld.com>, Bob Adams 
<bob55 at ntlworld.com> writes

>>During the install you are given the choice to use static or DHCP, you
>>should be putting your static in at this time.
>Apart from being asked my name and what language my keyboard used, I
>don't recall many other questions and certainly nothing about networking
>during the install. You're not getting confused with Fedora are you? :-)

I've always set static addresses at install-time for my Ubuntu boxes.

Bernard Peek
bap at shrdlu.com

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