Ethernet not working

I was wanting to turn my Alienware13 in to a mineos server. But after installing it I could not get either the WiFi or the Ethernet to work Please Help.

There’s not a lot of information on why your Wifi or Ethernet didn’t work, but keep in mind that while MineOS Turnkey is an install-able Linux distro (and the one I recommend most often), but it is not the only way to utilize MineOS.

If you are familiar with any other Linux (or know it works with your wifi/ethernet), you can install that distribution: from there, MineOS is just a series of scripts you can download atop Ubuntu, Redhat, CentOS, FreeBSD, etc.… all once you have your wifi/ethernet figured out.

MineOS Turnkey is based on Debian; most likely your ethernet adapter is supported by the drivers included by MineOS Turnkey, but again–do not feel limited to Turnkey: it’s functional for most use-cases, but if you have internet connectivity on pretty much any Linux machine, MineOS can work on there.

If your server is already built, and you find the driver for your NICs, you can install them manually using the dpkg command.

That’s what I had to do for my Proliant server.

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