17.04

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 20:37:00 UTC 2017


If config program is not installed, do I install it?

On Apr 20, 2017 3:52 PM, "CrankyOldBugger" <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I suspect (although I can't say for sure) that the issue isn't with
> Firefox or Chrome, but with the networking (i.e. your computer can't see
> the network, thus can't get on the internet).
>
> To confirm, go to a command line and enter:
>
> ping 8.8.8.8
>
> either you'll get pings from Google (that's one of their addresses) or
> you'll get timeouts.  If it times out, then the problem is most likely with
> the eth0 or wlan0 or whatever NIC you're using.
>
> If the pings return good, then try ping www.google.ca.  If it says it
> doesn't know the address then the problem is name resolution.
>
> If everything fails, then send us (you may be in for some typing), the
> results of:
>
> ip link show
>
> and
>
> ifconfig
>
>
>
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2017 at 15:45 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> It says "Firefox can't find the server at start Ubuntu.com"
>>
>> On Apr 20, 2017 3:42 PM, "Raymond House" <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Nope no change
>>>
>>> On Apr 20, 2017 3:36 PM, "CrankyOldBugger" <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Raymond,  this is just a wild shot in the dark here, but it's possible
>>>> that network manager isn't started.  Try this from a command line:
>>>>
>>>> sudo service network-manager start
>>>>
>>>> or:
>>>>
>>>> sudo service network-manager restart
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, 20 Apr 2017 at 15:31 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Re my post about 17.04 upgrade I did a fresh 17.04 install and I'm
>>>>> getting the same results! I had open suse on a flash drive and it worked
>>>>> ok.Is there a problem with 17.04? I still can't open the browser, it says
>>>>> it can't find the server for start Ubuntu.I am at a loss at what I can do
>>>>> next.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Apr 19, 2017 1:23 PM, "Raymond House" <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi all,I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.10 this morning and the installation
>>>>>> stopped at "searching for obsolete software" all works but I can't access
>>>>>> the net either with wifi or lan connected.Firefox and Chrome browsers give
>>>>>> me the same results"server not found".Any ideas, anyone? Thanks.
>>>>>>
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