Re: Network config gui
"linux.eqed" <email@example.com> writes:
> Hello all.. I am a debian newbie.. So far I really enjoy it.. However,
> on my old redhat/ximian installation I was able to switch networks very
> easily using the network configuration gui to deactivate one network
> card setting and activate the same card using another setting by using
> some alias eth0:0 etc.
> My goal is to not have to remember all the settings and have to type
> then all in everytime I switch networks. How do I manage switching
> networks the best?
You can declare multiple networks in /etc/network/interfaces:
iface eth0 inet dhcp
iface net-home inet static
and then switch networks with 'ifdown eth0; ifup eth0=net-home'.
(dns-nameservers only actually has an effect if you're using the
resolvconf package in unstable, though.)
David Maze firstname.lastname@example.org http://people.debian.org/~dmaze/
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