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Problems with internet connection under ubuntu

I am newbie ubuntu user (just migrated from windows) .

Asked by: Guest | Views: 64
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Guest [Entry]

"As long as the cable modem pushes out a DHCP address, Ubuntu should pick up everything by default. ifconfig should show you what ethernet devices are on the system.

Try ifconfig -a and report back what it provides as output.

You'll also want to check /etc/network/interfaces. It should look something like this if you're using DHCP:

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp"
Guest [Entry]

"Right click the NetworkManager icon and click Edit connections
Click DSL
Click Add