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If you need to download stuff externally you can fetch it right from the mirror, i.e. http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/...060702.tar.bz2 and put it in /usr/portage/distfiles. But that can be annoying if it needs ...
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    If you need to download stuff externally you can fetch it right from the mirror, i.e.
    http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/...060702.tar.bz2
    and put it in /usr/portage/distfiles. But that can be annoying if it needs a lot of files (which will probably be the case for a full gui). If you can access the net from Ubuntu you should be able to with Gentoo as well. Possibly your /etc/conf.d/net is not set up to use dhcp? Is your wifi working at all in gentoo? If not, try to install the driver that Ubuntu is using (preferably from Portage, but manually if necessary).

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    I followed the manual, but neither wifi nor ethernet is working on gentoo. How would I find out what driver ubuntu is using?

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