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391<tr><th>Information</th><th>Description</th><th>Example value</th></tr> 391<tr><th>Information</th><th>Description</th><th>Example value</th></tr>
392<tr><ti>IP address</ti><ti>The IP-address you want to assign to your network card</ti><ti>192.168.1.2</ti></tr> 392<tr><ti>IP address</ti><ti>The IP-address you want to assign to your network card</ti><ti>192.168.1.2</ti></tr>
393<tr><ti>Broadcast address</ti><ti>The IP-address which will broadcast the packets to all the hosts in the network.</ti><ti>192.168.1.255</ti></tr> 393<tr><ti>Broadcast address</ti><ti>The IP-address which will broadcast the packets to all the hosts in the network.</ti><ti>192.168.1.255</ti></tr>
394<tr><ti>Network mask</ti><ti>The mask which is used together with the IP address to see what part of the address is for network-identification and host-identification</ti><ti>255.255.255.0</ti></tr> 394<tr><ti>Network mask</ti><ti>The mask which is used together with the IP address to see what part of the address is for network-identification and host-identification</ti><ti>255.255.255.0</ti></tr>
395<tr><ti>Gateway</ti><ti>The IP-address of the computer which will forward the packets that are not meant for the local network (most of the time the computer which shares the internet connection)</ti></tr> 395<tr><ti>Gateway</ti><ti>The IP-address of the computer which will forward the packets that are not meant for the local network (most of the time the computer which shares the internet connection)</ti><ti>192.168.1.1</ti></tr>
396</table> 396</table>
397 397
398 <p>Type in the following commands, replacing 398 <p>Type in the following commands, replacing
399 $IFACE with your network interface (typically <c>eth0</c>), $IPNUM 399 $IFACE with your network interface (typically <c>eth0</c>), $IPNUM
400 with your IP address, $BCAST with your broadcast address, and $NMASK 400 with your IP address, $BCAST with your broadcast address, and $NMASK

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