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I want to know how to set-up network in 12.04 using automatic settings (DHCP). I installed Ubuntu, but I can't seen to see the network connection. What can I do?

My notebook has no wireless only cable. The cable will not fit in. How can I plug it in? Do I need a special Cable? There is no router can I fix this myself, or should I call a technician?

Also can I use USB to connect to the network/Internet?

please can you help

Thank you


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A bit more information would be useful. What is the notebook model you have? – mbs Jun 13 '12 at 9:44
You say the cable will not fit in, maybe its phone jack and not a network jack. can you include a picture? – Mitch Jun 13 '12 at 9:48
no have camera but yes phone – Mitch Jun 13 '12 at 9:50
up vote 2 down vote accepted

I doesn't look like you have any network cards in the notebook. You can add a wired or wireless USB network card, depending on how you want to connect to the network. Now if you notebook have a PCMCIA socket, which it probably does, you can get a PCMCIA network card, and that would be better.

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yes i have Modem not 10Base T. thank you – Mitch Jun 13 '12 at 10:10
@ClintEastwood eastwood If this answered your question, you may mark this answer as accepted. – Mitch Jun 13 '12 at 10:36

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