[xubuntu-users] Wireless + wired connection

Nicolas Ferré nicolas.ferre at univ-provence.fr
Wed Jan 23 13:54:36 UTC 2008

Hi, I already did this.
However, at home, it seems this file can be overwritten (by the network 
manager ?) and I lost this entry, i.e. it becomes " localhost" 

Arthur H. Johnson II a écrit :
> 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 ?

Nicolas Ferré
Laboratoire Chimie Provence
Université de Provence - France
Tel: +33 391282733

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