Newbie wants to connect laptop to internet with wireless router... how?

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Oct 5 11:13:01 PDT 2008


Christian Gardner wrote:
> Thanks Lauri... that's got me a bit further, but not all the way!
> 
> First off, when I run the 'ip route add' command, I get back a message saying: 
> 
> Error: either "to" is duplicate, or "192.168.1.56/24" is a garbage.
> 
> Is this a problem?

Yep.  The correct syntax should probably be:

ip route add default via 192.168.1.1 dev wlan0

and you should be good.





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