Problem moving a laptop between two networks
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 14:59:59 UTC 2010
On 10/16/2010 08:44 AM, Jay Ridgley wrote:
> I have been trying to use a laptop which works just fine on my home
> wireless and wired networks at my son's home.
> We both are running Ubuntu 10.04.1. I know about changing the
> /etc/network/interfaces and the /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf files.
> I also use a different /etc/hosts file.
> Does the fact that he uses Network Manager and I do not, have any
> bearing here? He uses DHCP for both wired and wireless, I on the
> other hand use a static IP for wired and DHCP for wireless. Would that
> make a difference?
> When I attempt to bring up a wireless connection I am unable to do so;
> my system does not appear on his network. A wired connection works,
> however. What am I missing?
> If you need to see the files involved please let me know...
Your making a big deal out of something very simple. Change no
files. Get laptop working good at home. Then go to son's house and click
on upper right side and your list of signal sources will show up. Find
your son's and set it up.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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