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Re: [vox-tech] home server

On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 06:56:24PM -0700, netuser@ainet.com wrote:
>    I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit server edition. There are no
>    programs installed. (10 Prob USB support).
>    I cannot update, etc since I cannot get online. Apt-get, aptitude,
>    synaptic, etc don't work since no programs installed (screen shows 0
>    programs installed). Tasksel, sudo, etc tried. I need to get online.
>    This is a sample of data from server guide and online research.
>    It has been suggested in this data that I add lines in
>    /etc/network/interfaces:
>                Auto eth0
>                Iface eth0 inet dhcp

If your cable is plugged in and you have a dhcp server on the network, just
do te following as root.

# dhclient eth0

Brian Lavender

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
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