[Freedombox-discuss] virtualbox image
----- Original Message -----
> From: Nick M. Daly <nick.m.daly at gmail.com>
> To: Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>; "freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org" <freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 22, 2012 10:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [Freedombox-discuss] virtualbox image
> Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com> writes:
>> I was suspicious about this direction, but I tried it anyway to confirm
>> it would fail.? It did indeed.? My box has chosen a public address for
>> and obviously typing a public address in the host machine browser is
>> going to take off to the internet to find that address.
>> Was I supposed to change a network setting in virtualbox?? I followed the
>> directions on the wiki.
> Did you skip this step?
>>> 1. Get your IP Address:
>>> ? ?? [ log in as the root user, with password "freedom" ]
>>> ? ?? # ifconfig
>>> ?? That'll tell you your box's IP address.? You'll need
> that later.
Yes, I did that step and it showed a public IP address like
> If you've done so, I've forgotten what the default settings are in
> VirtualBox's configuration.? Try setting your VM's "Network"
> like this:
> ? ? Adapter 1
> ? ? [X] Enable Network Adapter
> ? ?
> ? ? ? ? Attached to: Bridged Adapter
> ? ? ? ? Name: (your ethernet interface)
> If you're using Debian and connected by wireless, it's probably eth1, if
> you're wired, it's probably eth0.? Make sure to restart the VM after
> changing that setting.
> If you're unsure which interface you're using, try running the following
> as root.? The ones that are "UP" are the ones that are currently
> ? ? # ifconfig | egrep "(encap|UP)"
I think the default network settings different in Virtualbox are different.? I'll
make those changes and see what happens.