17.04

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 20:40:32 UTC 2017


Yes

On Apr 20, 2017 4:38 PM, "CrankyOldBugger" <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
wrote:

> ifconfig is one word, right?
>
>
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2017 at 16:37 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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