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Re: Newbie Adventures with Ubuntu (d810)

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  • djc215
    As mentioned in the topic title, a Latitude d810
    Message 1 of 4 , May 2, 2005
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      As mentioned in the topic title, a Latitude d810

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      > > Just installed Ubuntu onto my laptop. This topic will most likely
      > > contain any questions I have.
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      > > First one so far is how do you activate the network card? I can't get
      > > internet. Thanks.
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      > What model of laptop? I installed Kubuntu 5.04 on my Latitude CPi and
      > it recognized and activated both NICs (cable and wireless) on boot.
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    • Chris Fox
      ... Hash: SHA1 ... OK, is the NIC getting power? If so, does the laptop get an IP address? Can you ping it from another machine? OK, checking the specs, this
      Message 2 of 4 , May 2, 2005
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        djc215 wrote:

        > As mentioned in the topic title, a Latitude d810

        OK, is the NIC getting power? If so, does the laptop get an IP address?
        Can you ping it from another machine?

        OK, checking the specs, this has built-in wireless so never mind the
        power question; before anyone can assist we need more information on the
        failure. During boot does the eth0 startup report success or failure?
        is the NIC even detected? What are the results of

        ifconfig etho

        when issued from a root prompt?

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