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Date:      Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:25:29 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        B J <va6bmj@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd@dreamchaser.org, freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Problems With Running Firefox Under Xfce
Message-ID:  <20180420062529.f0f606e8.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:06:04 +0000, B J wrote:
> Part of the problem is that, for some reason, I can't toggle between
> enabling and disabling the network interface, which I was able to do
> before.

Is it a wired or a wireless network interface?



> I made a note of the IP address and the net mask and entered them by
> hand.  It seemed to work but in more recent versions of Xfce, it did
> that automatically.

Establishing network connections is part of the OS.
Xfce usually has nothing to do with it.

For diagnostic purposes, always use the "low level"
tools provided by FreeBSD, i. e., use the command line,
not GUI tools that will probably hide what you are
searching for.



-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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