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  • Started 7 years ago by ChaseVoid
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ChaseVoid
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I'm totally new to Linux. I got Ubuntu 7.04 version and installed it, but i can't access the internet. I have a broadband connection with a static IP, I tried doing all the stuff in the help, that I could understand, but nothing worked. I tried the other options in the the network configuration, but it still didn't work. the net is working in vista though, on the same laptop. I heard somewhere that the setting for the linux and vista are different, I asked the customer care of my net service, but didn't knew a thing. I think there is something wrong with the modem (it's a cable internet) I'm also not getting desired speeds in vista, but that's out of the topic.

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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Are you able to ping your router, or another machine on your network?

If so, then I'd check your DNS settings, do an ifconfig -a to see all the settings.

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