[ubuntu-uk] ADSL problem

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Sat Dec 16 21:35:27 GMT 2006


Dave Briggs wrote:
> On 16/12/06, Toby Smithe <toby.smithe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It looks like your router is at
>> Go there in a web browser, and see what the router console says.
> Hi Toby. Yep, that's right. Have already got the settings sorted as
> per Pipex's instructions. It's all working from Windows, so I don't
> think there is a problem there.

Could be a dns problem. Try ping'ing a known IP address from a terminal
window. www.ubuntu.com translates to, so try:


If that works, then try:

	ping www.ubuntu.com

and if that doesn't work you have a dns problem. Check out contents of
/etc/resolv.conf and then see if the addresses of the name servers are
reachable via ping.


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