partharay wrote:i have downloaded and installed linux mint 12 ( 64 bits) but unable to access internet as it is showing wired - cable unplugged. i am using bsnl broadband (India) ADSL MODEM ROUTER . same connection is working flawlessly in windows 7 64 bits which is installed along with linux mint. kindly help.
Does is the ethernet connection password protected?
Does your BSNL network show up in the list of available networks? (Unless there are other wireless networks in the range, your network should be the only one showing.
You can change the network settings (security levels, allowed MAC addresses, password etc.) by accessing the following IP address through your web browser: 192.168.1.1
The default settings are as follows (unless you have changed them):
Hope it works out for you.
(Of course, I'm assuming the wired connection is actually connected via an ethernet/USB cable
Edit: @Moderators: Please correct me if I'm wrong.
@ partharay: Also, in future, it is better to post such specific technical questions as a new, separate post/thread with its own heading, under the appropriate topics. The current thread is a tad generic and your question might get lost in the thread or there might be undue delays in getting replies.
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