Skip to main content
One problem I faced is that even after setting IP statically with ifconfig it was getting reverted to its original IP after network restart.

 The command I used were -

ifconfig eth0 down 

to bring the default ethernet link down.

/etc/init.d/networking stop

for stopping the network daemon.

ifconfig eth0 192.168.xx.xx netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.xx.xx

to set the IP of my machine to 192.168.xx.xx statically.

ifconfig eth0 down

to bring up the ethernet interface.

ifconfig

to show what is my new IP. And it shows the IP correctly. But when I restart
the network with the command.

/etc/init.d/networking start

It reverts back to the original IP. I finally realized what is happening. This is because the IP is set by the NetworkManager which pulls the IP information from the file /etc/network/interfaces. So as long as this file contains the old IP  NetworkManager would keep changing the IP to the old one.

So, I manually edited the file -


# original file
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback


auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.xx.xx
netmask 255.255.255.0
gateway 192.168.xx.xx



-------------------------------------------


# edited file
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

 

Let us explain the terms -  

auto eth0 asks the NetworkManager to automatically label all the network cards it finds as eh0, eth1 and so on.  iface eth0 inet static sets the eth0 IP as static. The rest are self-explanatory. iface eth0 inet dhcp sets the computer to use DHCP.
 
 For more information on this, see this website -
http://bitbud.wordpress.com/2007/11/12/network-interface-examples/

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Fastest way to send multiple drafts from gmail

People claim that the fastest way to send multiple email drafts is to use Gmail IMAP with email client like Outlook or Evolution or Thunderbird. But I have found this is not true. Because Thunderbird and Evolution etc. email clients treats the drafts as emails still to be edited. So it is not just simple select all and hit send. Each email draft has to be opened and sent separately. That is a lot of clicks and mouse movements, wasting precious time and energy. I have a better solution which involves minimum keystrokes and mouse usage. Efficiency booster technique for sending emails.
If someone is feeling adventurous and want to try it from the Gmail interface itself, here's how to do it in the fastest possible manner. It involves using the mouse once. Select the first draft. Gmail would open a new email box and put the cursor inside the box to write.Press TAB once to go the Send button.Press ENTER to send. Now Gmail sends it and the box is gone but the highlight goes to the last li…

LYRICS OF CHANDRABINDOO

___________________________________________________________________

SWEET HEART FROM AAR JAANI NAA(T-SERIES)
-- SWEETHEART --

Pratham college-er din ta
Aajo thik e mone poRey scene ta
Dada didi haath dhorey siNRi tei bose poRey
Aamar chokh ta ghorey bon bon bon bon

Sweetheart, I am seating alone
Sweetheart, for me there is none

DhoNk gile chole gelo pratham maas
Meye dekhlei feli deergho-shwash
DhoNk gile chole gelo pratham maas
Meye dekhlei othe nabhishwash
Meyera bheeshan smart poRey chhoto mini-skirt
Aamar e je sheet korey kon kon kon kon

Sweetheart, I am seating alone
Sweetheart, for me there is none

Taarporey kete gelo maas chaar
Fuse holo je kato future
Bandhura purse khule eke oke taake tole
Aamar pran ta korey chon mon chon mon

Sweetheart, I am seating alone
Sweetheart, for me there is none

Ekdin lawn theke beriye
Ek tanayaar dike taakiye
Hawt korey ki je holo magaj ta ghurey gelo
Taar kaaner saamne kori ghyan ghyan ghyan ghyan

Sweetheart, I am seating alone
Sweetheart, for me there is none

Taarpore cla…

How to join audio tracks smoothly in Audacity

Audio tracks can be mixed easily in full fledged video editors like kdenlive or Adobe Premiere but for mixing or joining audio they would not provide the amount of control that audio editors like Audacity provide. The example I am going to show today would demonstrate the range of tools in Audacity that allows us to control the waveform and to mold it to our desire.

Today I am going to take a small track like a small 1 min. clip of storm sound and make a long continuous sounding storm audio clip from it.

STEP 1 : Open file
Open the clip in Audacity.

STEP 2 : Removing unwanted audio portion
There is always unwanted sections of the audio that we have to discard. Select the portion of background noise or unwanted audio.


Press DELETE key.

STEP 3 : Duplicating the track
Now we make a copy of the entire waveform and paste it at the end of the track.

Select the SELECT tool (the one which looks like I). Then select the whole waveform and prss Ctrl+c. Now click approximately at the end of the…