How to find IP address of a machine on network?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Fri Jan 16 19:08:26 UTC 2009

Chris G wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 11:34:11AM -0600, Wade Smart wrote:
> > Chris G wrote:
> > > How do I connect *to* the machine?  I need to know its IP address
> > > and, as there are a few devices which get their address by DHCP
> > > it's not at all obvious what the machine's address is.
> >
> > System > Network Toos > Devices Tab, select eth0 and it will tell you
> > the ip of that machine.
> OK, thanks, not much use from the other end though is it!

Well, as long as you don't install any servers you can't connect. I 
suppose you want to install the package "openssh-server" and then you can 
use ssh to connect to the machine.


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