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When I returned from two days travel, my linux computer has stopped finding the internet. ifconfig shows the gateway as 127.0.0.1. I can ping the gateway. whereas my Windows computer ...
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    Can't get online


    When I returned from two days travel, my linux computer has stopped finding the internet.

    ifconfig shows the gateway as 127.0.0.1. I can ping the gateway.

    whereas my Windows computer (plugged into the same ethernet router) shows the default gateway as 192.168.0.0. The windows computer finds the internet normally.

    If I try to ping either 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.0.105 (the windows computer) from the linux computer, it returns:

    "Network is unreachable"

    When I first installed Ubuntu (10.4) on the linux computer, I inadvertently gave it a different network name from my Windows computer. I haven't had time to try to figure out what to do to get them to talk to each other.

    So I would like to get the linux computer back on line and while at it, get the two computers to talk to each other.

    I have no idea where to start. Please assist

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    192.168.0.0 in first post should be 192.168.0.1 (typo)

    Router is DHCP

    robert@Intel-i3-550:~$ ifconfig -a
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 48:5b:39:94:28:00
    UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
    Interrupt:44 Base address:0x4000

    lo 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:149712 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:149712 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:11433552 (11.4 MB) TX bytes:11433552 (11.4 MB)

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    Is this an inactive forum?

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    It's generally quite active. Guess the right person, one who knows what to do about your problem, hasn't seen it yet. Other than refering you to this generic link http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/wir...tart-here.html, I would recommend deleting and reinstalling the link to see if that solves your problem. A recent update may have messed up your drivers, so you could try reinstalling those also. Not my area, so sorry I can't be of more help.
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