[xubuntu-users] Wireless + wired connection

Arthur H. Johnson II arthur.johnson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 13:50:35 UTC 2008

Try adding your hostname to the entry in /etc/hosts

Nicolas Ferré wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed Xubuntu on my laptop a month ago and there is something
> bothering me. At work, I have a wired internet connection I set up
> manually. At home, I have a wireless connection in roaming mode. Every
> time I change my place, at start, Xubuntu complains about my hostname
> not defined explicitly in /etc/hosts. Each time, I add it to /etc/hosts
> but it get lost when I change my place !
> Another related strange thing: at home, I cannot connect to some
> computers that belong to the same domain than I ! Even a 'ping' says
> these computers don't answer while I know they are alive, connected and 
> accept ping requests ! Note that I can ping other hosts around the world 
> without problems.
> Any hint ?

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