[xubuntu-users] network profiles - does Xubuntu have them?

Radomir Dopieralski xubuntu at sheep.art.pl
Tue Feb 6 00:42:06 UTC 2007

Dnia Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 12:06:50AM +0000, napisale(a)s: 
> Hi folks
> I'm a recent convert from Mandriva since 2007 doesn't play nicely with
> my trusty T23. I've been using various distros for about 15 years so
> I'm not exactly a newbie bur I'm far from being a guru.
> So far I'm impressed with what I see, its nice to find a distro
> that 'targets' the old age pensioners of the hardware world but I have
> a little problem that I can't suss out
> Whenever I login I get the following error message
> Could not look up internet address for henry.
> This will prevent Xfce from operating correctly.
> It may be possible to correct the problem by adding
> henry to the file /etc/hosts on your system.
> I go to system/networking and alter the DNS servers, add a domain name
> and add 'henry' to the host and everything works fine but all these
> alterations are lost when I logout.
> How do I retain these alterations 

Just put this line in your /etc/hosts : localhost henry

(You probably already have something like this there, just without the
"henry" at the end. Just add it at the end of the existing line.)
Radomir `The Sheep' Dopieralski

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