[lug] Ubuntu 8.04 - networking

David L. Anselmi anselmi at anselmi.us
Sun Jun 1 19:52:04 MDT 2008

Jason Davis wrote:
> Hello,
>  I installed XUbuntu 8.04 last night. I cant get netwroking to work. I
> set my nic to use dhcp in /etc/network/interfaces , i then tried
> dhclient and
> i get no lease offer. I even tried setting the ip to be on the same
> network as my NAT device. I still cant ping the device (or anything
> else).

I don't think interfaces is the Ubuntu way to set up networking.  But 
even if it was you'd use ifup, not dhclient.


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