localhost or LAN addresses in /etc/hosts
cl at isbd.net
Tue Dec 16 18:15:57 UTC 2008
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 10:45:50AM -0500, Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> Chris G wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 08:50:54AM -0500, Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> >> NoOp wrote:
> >>> For others that advocate DHCP on a small local network:
> >>> The advantages of static IP's in a small local network are even more
> >>> evident when you use VPN's, VNC, or a central printer - particularly if
> >>> you use IPP to connect to the printer.
> >> I don't suppose the network-manager bugs have been fixed yet, have they?
> >> On my machine after upgrading to 8.10 I could no longer use a static IP!
> >> THAT is a PITA!
> > It worked for me, I think I had to 'persuade' network-manager a bit
> > but it made it in the end.
> How did you "persuade" it? Dangle a magnet in front of the CPU and smile
I think I ran it a different way, you can get to it from the network
icon on the control bar *and* from the menus. I found that one worked
OK for me.
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