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I'm real happy because i've got internet in my room, but only under knoppix. I've got slackware installed and i would like to use internet in that but it won't ...
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- 11-02-2005 #1
Can't get internet in my room under slackware
I've got a broadband connection. And my modem has USB and Ethernet connections. My dads computer with winxp is connected via USB. And i've got a 20m long network cable connected to the modem and this computer. I can access the internet fine if i boot into knoppix (which i'm on now) but not in slackware it just goes Unknown host www.google.com if i try to go to google in konqueror. Also i tried asking on IRC, but it won't llet me connect
Unknow host irc.freenode.net, maybe you mispelled it?
or something like that, in x-chat. Can someone help?
- 11-02-2005 #2
can you ping a site or another computer using its ip address? e.g. for google, try this:
ping -c 4 188.8.131.52
nameserver address_of_the_dns_serverLife is complex, it has a real part and an imaginary part.
- 11-03-2005 #3
Ok thanks, i'll try pinging it later.
about the dns server bit, how do i find out what it is, because i don't know
- 11-03-2005 #4
Ok, i try pinging it and it just goes "Network is unreachable" and on this comp (winxp) i typed ipconfig /all and got the dns server is "10.0.0.138" so i type nameserver 10.0.0.138 and it just says -bash: nameserver: command not found so i logged in as root and did it, same thing. Any ideas?
- 11-03-2005 #5
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- Oct 2005
- Twin Cities, MN
my first question would be does slackware even see your ehternet card?
edit: you are in IRC ... i will try you thereOld Skewl - AMD Athlon XP 1600+ / 512mb / 160gb / nVidia GeForce 4 4800ti 128mb / openSUSE 10.0 / 2.6.13-15 / (puter geek . linux noob)
- 11-03-2005 #6
nameserver is not a command. You add the "nameserver whatever" (without the quotes) in the /etc/resolv.conf file.Life is complex, it has a real part and an imaginary part.
- 11-06-2005 #7
Nope, still didn't do anything, how do i check my nameserver thingy?
- 11-07-2005 #8
- 11-07-2005 #9
I think just running DHCP might do the trick... Try running 'netconfig' as root and select 'DHCP' when asked. You might have to restart...Stumbling around the 'net:
- 11-07-2005 #10
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- Apr 2005
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