12.04.2 LTS, new install, network broken

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Sun Jul 7 18:46:32 UTC 2013

On Sunday 07 July 2013 14:44:37 Colin Law did opine:

> On 7 July 2013 14:17, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> > My whole point in that is:  If it cannot do the job its purported to
> > be assigned, how did it ever get past QC?
> I don't think others have this problem so it must be something
> specific to your setup.
> > At no point here, has anyone offered to help me understand how to do
> > such a mundane thing as make the networking actually work, when the
> > user/installer has no access to the apply button in the gui tools
> > provided.
> If you boot off the live CD/USB and select Try Ubuntu (rather than
> going for the install) can you access the network?
> Colin

I don't believe it did, and it will be about 2 hours before the dvd of 
12.04.2 for amd64 is fully downloaded, but I will give it a shot then.

Thanks Colin

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