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Linuxhelp _ Technical Support _ internet connection

Posted by: Richardd Aug 13 2008, 04:21 PM

hi im very new at linux, in fact i don't know anything at all.
i installed fedora on a virtual pc and im trying to get the Internet running.
when i use the command NETSTAT: everything is 0s

and i have no connection.
is it possible to have the connection threw virtual pc or it wont work?

--edit---

one more question how would i find the hardware that are plug into the system.
like in windows when you check device manager..

Posted by: Richardd Aug 13 2008, 06:21 PM

i try using
/etc/rc.d/init.d/network start

and i got
bringing up loopback interface: users cannot control this device.[FAILED]
bringing up interface ETH0: users cannot control this device.[FAILED]

RTNETLINK answers: Operation not permitted
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the same answer many times

Posted by: Richardd Aug 13 2008, 07:27 PM

well i found the problem.
i had to change the networking settings of my virtual pc to shared networking.

thanks for the help OPEN SOURCE biggrin.gif

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