Another WIFI Issue Re: Linksys WMP54G V4.1
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Feb 10 21:20:39 UTC 2008
--- David Vincent <dvincent at sleepdeprived.ca> wrote:
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> Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> > Now, /etc/resolv/conf, only contains an entry for
> > localhost and doesn't have the necessary info it
> > to connect. That info is:
> > search gateway.2wire.net
> > nameserver 192.168.1.254
> > which has been in every computer in my network
> > was able to connect. Now, in Ubuntu's infinite
> > wisdom, has made "resolv.conf" only accessible via
> > script to add the correct info. When sudo could
> > access the file and add data that the script
> > ovrer write, I could simply add the info and be on
> > way to connecting.
> No they haven't. When I sudo I can edit that file.
> Maybe check out
> "rkhunter"? Is someone messing with you? This
> isn't very clear.
I guess your right. When I said what I did, I was
referring to the fact that it would be overwritten as
it say in the file itself so I figure it would never
see the corrected on rebooting. Maybe I don't have
your insite to understand how to permanently modify
the file to what it should be. I'll accept any clues.
> > Well, not to rant more, what must I do now to add
> > above necessary info? BTW, I don't read script,
> > read the man's, googled on it and cant't figure
> how to
> > do it. I've even added the search gateway and IP
> > address to my hosts file, probably wrong thing to
> > and hasn't helped. I need a solution to get my
> > computer on line. Thanks for any howto info,
> How about...
> System Menu --> Administration --> Network
> Then add your info on the DNS tab.
I've already done that but using KDE's network manager
as I use kubuntu-desktop. Sorry, I didn't mention
> Or is your problem that DHCP/NetworkManager settings
> are overwriting
> your changes? Then stop using NetworkManager - in
> the same place as
> above on the "Connections" tab highlight your
> adapter, click the
> properties button, turn off "Roaming" mode. Make
> the same changes on
> the DNS tab that you need and either assign yourself
> a Static IP or
> choose DHCP - your changes on the DNS tab should now
I've essentially done that on the adaptor but let the
above paragraph sink in real good and I'll check it
> Yes that doesn't really turn off NetworkManager. If
> you want to do that
> it is a simple Google search away.
I wouldn't know that anyway. I actually perfer the
GUI' as not good with if- and iw-conf on console.
Actually this is my first attenpt to set up a network
on my on.
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
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