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    Debian computer not connecting to network


    I have a 1998 Compaq computer with Debian installed acting as a web-server. I've configured my router to access it through ssh and a web browser and it was working fine. Then I left for a week, and got back and now I can't connect to it at all, though when I access my router it has that there are the right number of devices connected through Ethernet cables, including this one, and it lists device with the right local IP address. I don't know if this helps, but I have the results of "sudo ifconfig"

    Code:
    eth0
    
    Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:d0:01:45:26
    inet6 addr: fe80::240:d0ff:fe01:4526/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNIGN MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:329413 erros:585659 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:12329 erros:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:21960004 (20.9 MiB) TX bytes:1299447 (1.2 MiB)
    Interrupt:11 Base address:0x2000
    
    l0
    
    Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host 
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:235331 erros:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:235331 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:33018442 (31.4 MiB) TX bytes:33018442 (31.4 MiB)+3
    There might be a few typing errors as I just transcribed this from one screen to the other, but if anyone knows what's up or even if they could translate a little bit of what that means, that would be great.

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    Well, it seems that your ethernet (eth0) is configured for IPv6 protocols. Is this what you want?
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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