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Am not sure how I am to respond to you, billspeer, as this is the only window I can find. There was no reply button to reply directly to you. I trust you will get this OK.

It is from orr2.This is running on Linx Lite v1.0.7.E and under networks LAN: realtek RTL8102E PCO express fast ethernet controller and wifi: aatheros AR5006EG 802.11 b/g wireless PCI express adapter (rev 01)

There are no yellow circles etc. and in the connection management there is a LAN connection that is set for obtaining an IP address automatically (DHCP) and obtaining the DNS server address automatically (DHCP). The driver is r8101 and the hardware address is 00:1E:68:B1:98:A0

I haven't worked with Linux before and because everything worked OK I didn't have to figure out what is comparable to Windows in setting up the network, etc. It just worked!!!


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I used the re-install rescue disk but it did not help (supposedly). I found out from the user that LAN-1 and LAN-2 appeared when he was in the Ivory Coast and he has not been able to use the computer since. I deleted both LAN-1 and LAN-2 (I was not sure where those had come from so I had left them in). I made sure there was only LAN-0 and did an "edit" (although it was only going through the process and I checked off everything that was there before). I left the computer turned off overnight (not just a re-start) and I just tried it now and it worked!! Don't know why, but maybe the config done in the Ivory Coast created a problem. Anyway, problem solved!!! Thanks for all your help.

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