Network settings in Desktop & Server version

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Sat Jun 20 13:40:14 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-06-20 at 20:24 +0800, Roy M. wrote:
> I mainly use server version before, and I config network via
> /etc/network/interface, everything fine.
> Now I am using desktop version, I found there are nothing (e.g. eth0)
> in /etc/network/interface
> But I can find the etho0 network interface in GUI, (System =>
> Preferences => Network Connection).

It doesn't - Network Manager stores it's values elsewhere.  In fact, if
you do put info in /etc/network/interface it conflicts with Network
Manager and can cause problems.  Use one or the other as you like.

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