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d_vineet


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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2018, 12:47    Post subject:  

I will retry and post about the result.
Thanks.
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d_vineet


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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2018, 13:07    Post subject:  

Third time reboot to xenialdog64.
This time, neither eth0 nor wlan0 could be set.
Same messages saying 'ip address request failed for eth0'.

(writing this reply by booting back to xenialpup). Internet works ok in puppy.

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fredx181


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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2018, 13:20    Post subject:  

d_vineet wrote:
Third time reboot to xenialdog64.
This time, neither eth0 nor wlan0 could be set.
Same messages saying 'could not acquire ip address'.

(writing this reply by booting back to xenialpup). Internet works ok in puppy.


Sorry to hear, works for me switching between wired and wireless, but don't know what exactly you did.
Third time reboot is with saving changes ?
Maybe start fresh (with clean/empty save) and try again ?

EDIT: Or install frisbee, it uses dhcpcd, which may work better for you.
From Synaptic or with apt-get:
Code:
apt-get update
apt-get install frisbee


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PostPosted: Sun 19 Aug 2018, 03:00    Post subject:  

fredx181 wrote:

Sorry to hear, works for me switching between wired and wireless, but don't know what exactly you did.
For disconnecting wifi, I clicked the 'disconnect' button in 'wireless network setup' tool.
It flashed the msg 'wlan0 disabled. Then I connected LAN wire.
it asked me to 'wait while eth0 is being configured'.
But lastly it flashed ''ip address request failed for eth0'.

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Third time reboot is with saving changes ?
Maybe start fresh (with clean/empty save) and try again ?
without saving changes. Fresh always.

Quote:

EDIT: Or install frisbee, it uses dhcpcd, which may work better for you.
From Synaptic or with apt-get:
Code:
apt-get update
apt-get install frisbee


Fred
OK.
Still better, can you pl help me reg how do I install Barry's SNS in xenialDog?
It rocks.
Thanks.
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PostPosted: Sun 19 Aug 2018, 06:32    Post subject:  

d_vineet wrote:
For disconnecting wifi, I clicked the 'disconnect' button in 'wireless network setup' tool.


I'm confused ! Can't see a 'disconnect' button in XenialDog64 wireless setup .
Are we talking about the same OS ?
I use frugal install from XenialDog_64bit-openbox_jwm-2017-01-22-firmware-all.iso (latest)
https://github.com/DebianDog/xenialdog/releases/download/v0.2/XenialDog_64bit-openbox_jwm-2017-01-22-firmware-all.iso

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PostPosted: Sun 19 Aug 2018, 09:58    Post subject:  

@fredx181,
I apologize for saying 'disconnect' button.
I meant to say 'stop wi-fi' button.

Again, sorry for the inconvenience.
And yes, I confirm that we are talking about the same OS.
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PostPosted: Sun 19 Aug 2018, 12:59    Post subject:  

d_vineet wrote:
I apologize for saying 'disconnect' button.
I meant to say 'stop wi-fi' button.


Apology accepted ! Smile
(I was thinking for a while you were talking about Bionicdog, since you wrote about that earlier)
Btw, BionicDog may be a better choice for you, some bugs fixed that existed in Xenialdog (and has peasywifi as network-manager, which may work better for you)
I had a look already at "simple network setup", won't be easy to package it for Xenialdog, but I'll try, will get back later about it.

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PostPosted: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 00:44    Post subject:  

fredx181 wrote:
Btw, BionicDog may be a better choice for you, some bugs fixed that existed in Xenialdog (and has peasywifi as network-manager, which may work better for you)
Thanks for your advise.
Accordingly, I downloaded & tried BionicDog 64bit.
Peasy WiFi works OK. I could now switch between eth0 & wlan0.
But in tray, it always shows 5 vertical lines as icon (which is normally shown for wifi). Can't figure out whether eth0 is connected or wlan0 is connected. On mouse hover, it shows just 'peasy wifi'. (and not how much inbound/outbound traffic, which i/f is connected, etc.).

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I had a look already at "simple network setup", won't be easy to package it for Xenialdog, but I'll try, will get back later about it.

Fred
'Wish to have' is SNS in BionicDog.
As per your convenient free time, request you to try n configure SNS for BionicDog 64bit.
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PostPosted: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 16:06    Post subject:  

d_vineet wrote:
'Wish to have' is SNS in BionicDog.
As per your convenient free time, request you to try n configure SNS for BionicDog 64bit.


See for SNS deb package and info in BionicDog thread:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=1002581#1002581
From what I tested, it works on Xenialdog64 also, btw.

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PostPosted: Tue 21 Aug 2018, 01:02    Post subject:  

Thanks. Posted my detailed reply on BionicDog thread.
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