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The driver is not loading automatically. Let's fix it. From the terminal: sudo -i echo r8169 >> /etc/modules exit You should be all set.


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Connect the computers using your crossover cable (may not be necessary most modern ethernet cards should auto negotiate the connection see this Wikipedia article.) Setup both computers IPv4 settings: On the Ubuntu computer go to network connections and edit your current connection by doing the following: Select the IPv4 tab Select "manual" from the method ...


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Try this: Switch on your computer. Press and hold the Shift key, which will bring up the Grub menu. Select the line which starts with --- Advanced options. Select the line on the 3.13 kernel ending with --- recovery mode . Your PC should display a menu with a number of options. Select network - root or netroot. In a terminal run: # mount -o ...


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Whatever happened, I'm pretty sure it's unrelated to the installed Linux system. Missing drivers in Windows certainly are, the other thing I'm not quite sure about. To analyse this problem, please use the Windows setup DVD to repair boot problems. This will make Xubuntu unbootable, but you can fix that later. Just make sure you have an Ubuntu live USB or ...


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You should look into "Setting up a Gateway in Debian/Ubuntu", if you want to allow other machines on the LAN to access the Internet. Simple, single-machine setup Read Notes and put Internet on eth0. reboot and see if it is magically working. If not... route add host 192.168.0.1 eth1 route add --net 192.168.0.0/24 gw 192.168.0.1 Notes Your default ...


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If your provider gave you a cable, a username and a password, it means that the way to connect is with probably using PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet). The easiest way to do that is using the included network manager applet. Right click on the network icon in the right-top margin of the screen, and click in edit connections Click in add In ...


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Cross cables and straight cables are two different types of Ethernet cables which are used in connecting network equipment and devices with each other. Starting from the early days, equipment used to transfer data in one direction only and different product companies mentioned which cable is compatible with the product. Modern Ethernet cables are 8-strand, ...


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So apparently I fixed this myself. Tonight i changed my linux kernel for giggles and that fixed it. 3.19.0.21 breaks the DHCP requests, but they work again in 3.19.0.15. so that was the issue with my particular problem.



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