[xubuntu-users] Wireless + wired connection

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Sat Jan 26 02:27:06 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 10:41 +0100, 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 ?
> -- 
> NF

I do not know if this will help, but I use hostname 
in my /etc/hosts file since Ubuntu 7.10 does use localhost.
Also, When using /etc/hosts, make sure all the computers have entries
for each other, other than If you need an example hosts file,
let me know.

good luck,

Charlie Kravetz 
Linux Registered User Number 425914            [http://counter.li.org/]
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