[ubuntu] ethernet card not working in 10.04 server

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I'll preface with: I'm abslutely brand new to linux, please bear with me. I've set up 10.04 Server so that I could install directly to a command line, due to the fact that Desktop was crashing during the install every time. The installation goes fine, except for the networking portion. DHCP fails every time I try it. So I set up a static IP as an alternative. Once installation completes, none of the network-oriented tools (ping, telnet) work. I've tried pinging my router and I get 'Destination Host Unknown'. This is true if I (HowTos)