Network Configuration


Depending on whether you wish to use the newly installed system on LAN or Internet, modify the following files.

Open a command Terminal from Applications > Accessories > Terminal

Execute following commands,

 

 

1)   

apt-get install gedit

sudo gedit /etc/hosts

 

Enter the IP Address and Fully Qualified Domain Name

 

2) sudo gedit /etc/hostname

Enter the hostname of your system without domain name

 

3) In System --> Preferences -> Network Connections

Choose DHCP or Enter Static IP Number, subnet mask and gateway information

 

4) Restart networking    /etc/init.d/networking restart

 

Information Courtesy: Dr. A.R.D. Prasad