wired connection could not be established in ubuntu 12.04 installed along windows 7

Asked by punnareddy jilugu on 2018-09-13

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 along windows 7 with' wubi' installer.The wired connection is recognized. I have opened network folder
and clicked on options button.In method i have changed to manual to edit IP address, netmask, and gateway etc. But 'save' button is grayed.As soon as I select manual the 'save' button is grayed.As such I could not set my IP address manually. Previously I set the IP address manually.Is there any other procedure to set the IP address manually.Kindly help me solve the problem

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Ubuntu 12.04 is end of life (EOL) as of April 2017.

Wubi is also end of life and is an AWFUL way to use Ubuntu. I suggest you uninstall Wubi (after backing up your data) and resizing your NTFS to make free space. You can then install Ubuntu 18.04 (Which is LTS and supported until April 2023)

Wubi was a quick and dirty try-before-you-buy. It is not a long term solution to an install. It was also completely awful and it super fragile.

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