[CentOS] very new user having problems

barbaara fberg barbara1_1_1 at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 4 18:00:18 UTC 2006

yes I am certain I do not understand the question.

I have an antenae in the front yard connected with coax cable    to a radio  
  toa networking box

it is a wireless connection

>From: Mark Weaver <mdw1982 at mdw1982.com>
>Reply-To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
>To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] very new user having problems
>Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2006 07:57:23 -0400
>barbaara fberg wrote:
>>I wrote from work and had to wait to go home to get answers
>>My windows machine was broadcasting my entire hard drive to the other 
>>wireless users.
>>I did a sysclean this morning and found a virus.  So I am using my 
>>husband's machine til it is fixed.
>>I downloaded a"connec to internet" from the centos site, but it did not 
>>help much
>>my internet provider helped  bit
>>we went into 'network device controller " - that is blank
>>went into "network config "   profile is unclecked  status is inactive 
>>device is ethoO nickname is etho
>>type is ethernet
>>we went into "hardware" desceiption is DLine type is ethent device is etho 
>>status is ok
>>we went into " IPsec" profile  type destination  nickname  all are blank
>>we went into "DNS"  hostname  I types in localhost.localhost
>>                              Primary DNS  starts 66
>>                              Secondary      blank
>>                              Tertiary DNS   blank
>>                              DNS search path  blank
>>we wento "hosts"
>>IP name and aliases are blank
>>then I went into Mozilla Foxfire under preferences, connection settings
>>direct connection is checked
>>auto detect in unchecked
>>manual proxy is unchecked
>>HTTP proxy                  Port 0
>>SSL proxy                     Port 0
>>FTP proxy                     Port )
>>Gopher Proxy               Port 0
>>Socks Host                  Port 0
>>       socks vr unchecked    socksv5 checked
>>no proxy for   [                   ]
>>I have some numbers as on the sheet I downloaded
>>some start 255 some 192.  I am just not certain which ones go where?
>>thank you for writing. you were the only one to reply
>Ok. let me rephrase the question because I'm not sure you understand what 
>I'm asking. In order for us to help you you've got to tell us which "type" 
>of internet connection you have.
>(1) dialup
>(2) DSL or Cable (broadband)
>A dialup connection requires a different type of configuration. The stuff 
>your ISP tech had you looking at has little to do with actually "creating" 
>a connection but rather tweaking an existing connection. So before we can 
>go any further please tell us which type of internet connection you've got.
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>a man that at one time was an idiot and lived long enough
>to learn from his own stupidity."
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