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

Or Goshen oberonc at gmail.com
Sun Oct 5 12:26:14 PDT 2008


On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 7:39 PM, Christian Gardner <
christian_gardner at yahoo.co.uk> 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?
>

you should do "ip route add default via 192.168.1.1"
it can figure the dev by itself

<http://192.168.1.1/>

>
> Then once I've entered those commands and made the /etc/resolv.conf file, I
> can ping 192.168.1.1
> and 192.168.1.56 successfully. But if I ping somewhere in the big bad
> world, like www.linuxfromscratch.org,
> it says that's unreachable (though it does resolve the name, so it must
> presumably be
> communicating sucessfully as far as my ISP's DNSes). Also wget doesn't
> manage to
> get any files yet. How can I finish this off?
>
> Finally, I'm doing all this at my mum's house. When I go back to my flat
> tomorrow, I'll
> be seeing a router which apparently likes to be called '10.0.0.2'. Do I
> just need to
> do the same things but change 192.168.1.56 to say 10.0.0.3?
>

yeah, and the route command to "ip route add default via 10.0.0.2"


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