[xubuntu-users] Home network

Keith W kwithey at btconnect.com
Mon Jan 7 10:29:24 UTC 2013

On 07/01/13 10:19, Phil wrote:
> Thank you for reading this.
> I have recently installed Xubuntu on an old laptop and I'm really 
> pleased with it's performance.
> I have a Technicolor gateway and two laptops (both using Linux) 
> connected to it. I have determined that their addresses are 
> and
> Both laptops can access the USB port on the gateway but they are not 
> aware of each other.
> I had sorted this out some time ago (using different laptops) but I 
> have forgotten how I did it. My notes show that I had used 
> sftp:// and I thought that I had entered that address into the 
> Dolphin file manager but it's not working now.
> I've tried Nautilus with all serve types (it doesn't support sftp) and 
> the connection either times out or is refused.
> Can anyone offer any suggestions?
> I've spent quite some time searching the Internet for an answer.
Normally and are reserved values for the router. Did 
you set these as fixed IP addresses, or did your dhcp server issue 
them?  If the latter, something appears wrong, if the former, try 
allocating numbers greater than 2 for both machines.


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