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putty connect to ubuntu

Hello Experts
i set up a computer with ubuntu at work. i plug it into hub and i have at my computer putty!
i want to access the ubuntu computer by putty (SSH) however i cannot
what should i do? what is the ip addres ect.
we have network at work place server 2003
thanks for your help

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nzrubin
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omarfaridCommented:
login to the server from the console, start a terminal and from command line run

ifconfig -a

this should give you interfaces and their ip addresses.
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kiolqcCommented:
Also, to be sure that SSH server is installed on Ubuntu, run the following command :

apt-get install ssh
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
i cannot install SSH because im not connected to the internet...
i cannot figure out how to connect to the internet
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jgiordanoCommented:
Do you know if the network cable is good?
Are you using static or dhcp addresses?
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
cable is fine all other computes are in the same hub. we have a server and modem. i dont really know about all this icp dip dhcp dns etc..... we have a static ip address
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jgiordanoCommented:
Check out this tutorial, It should help quite a bit-

http://www.debianadmin.com/ubuntu-networking-for-basic-and-advanced-users.html
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
we have dhcp connection
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jgiordanoCommented:
please run the following from a terminal -

 ifconfig -a
netstat -rn

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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
i typed and i got
see attached
ubu1.jpg
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jgiordanoCommented:
Your not seeing the network card can you follow the first 3 steps of the link I posted and post the results, I want to make sure that the hardware is being seen and it is setup for dhcp..

Your network card is not being plumbed so it's probably not set up for dhcp.
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
when i open network settings>connection tab i can see only point to point connection.
no wired no modem connection i can see
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jgiordanoCommented:
has this server ever run with any os  succesfully with networking available.

What version of ubuntu is this?
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
i think it is network card problem. i got the last ubuntu
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jgiordanoCommented:
Has this server ever worked with the same hardware different OS?
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
i asked about this computer and figured that it was former coworkers one and he has no idea about whether it ever worked in the network.
is there any way to check or i need to put another network card for checking?
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jgiordanoCommented:
Recent versions of ubuntu are pretty good about identifying and having drivers for the firmware. How old is the hardware? Have you tried to open the box and re-seat the card? Do you have another network card or usb network card you could use?
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
i put new net work card and i have connection now.....
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nzrubinAuthor Commented:
i got a connection! cool! now im going to set up web-server stuff or find the folder where to put all web-sites etc. may be you know some nice tutorial how to set up web-server? i mean i already have apache and mysql etc. but i will need to know where and how :)
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