This document provides instructions and explanation for Ubuntu Studio 10.04 and 10.10 Beta (as of 9/18/10).

Network Manager is disabled by default in Ubuntu Studio 10.04. Some users have had problems setting up networks or connecting to the internet.

Note: Ubuntu Studio 10.10 Beta contains a specially patched gnome-network-admin that allows Ubuntu Studio users to configure their network connections. This has been tested and the network configuration GUI is accessible.

Install Packages (No Internet Access)

  1. Put the studio dvd in the drive and browse to this location:

  2. Install the .deb packages in network-manager and network-manager-applet

Install Packages (Internet Access)

  1. Use Synaptic to get network-manager and network-manager-gnome or in a terminal:

     sudo apt-get install network-manager network-manager-gnome

Enable nm-applet for control over connections

  1. In a terminal:

     gksudo gedit /etc/network/interfaces
    1. Comment out any line with eth0 (if any)
    2. Save & close the file

  2. In a terminal:
     sudo service network-manager restart
    1. The network applet should appear in the notifications area

Configure Network Connections

  1. Menu -> System -> Preferences -> Network Connections

  2. Right-click on network icon -> Edit Connections...

    1. Add connection information as appropriate


UbuntuStudioNetworkSetup (last edited 2010-09-19 01:46:23 by conr-adsl-dhcp-64-92-4-194)