Wireless Network Problem 8.04
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Tue Apr 29 19:07:24 UTC 2008
Bob Cortez wrote:
> No help with this here?
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:15 PM, Bob Cortez <rjcortez at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The network manager kept wanting to append my domain to the user name so
>> it wouldn't connect
Well, no, because the problem as stated makes no sense. Network manager
doesn't even care what your user name is (though it cares about your
hostname - you don't have that set to the same string as your username do
>> .I thought I had that fixed by deleting the domain
>> name, and it worked until I rebooted.
You also didn't give us any indication how you deleted the domain name. The
only place I can imagine is in resolv.conf - and that clearly tells you
that you can't modify it and Network Manager will rewrite it.
Domain name _should_ be appended to your host name, but you don't (usually)
_set_ your domain name - your DHCP server sends it to your DHCP client
which puts it into resolv.conf
>> Now I can't even get the network
>> manager to display the wireless network to edit. I've tried reinstalling
>> it. I even went as far as completely removing it and installing it fresh
>> from repository, not even from the installation disk.
The most likely reason for that is that if you have now configured it
in /etc/network/interfaces (if you did it through the system control panel,
that's what you did) and Network Manager explicitly ignores those.
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