Manually Connecting Ethernet

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I broke my computers internet installing wicd.

Getting internet back

  1. Check the interfaces

    $ ifconfig
  2. Check eth0 explicitly

    For whatever reason, my eth0 wasn't showing up until I explicitly specified it.

    $ ifconfig eth0
  3. Get an ip address

    $ sudo ifconfig eth0
  4. Connect to the outside internet

    sudo route …
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