ptarrant at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 03:36:46 GMT 2009
if your having a hard time finding your ISP's DNS.
You can use OpenDNS servers:
On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 8:28 PM, Kevin Fishburne <
kevinfishburne at eightvirtues.com> wrote:
> Nick Ali wrote:
> I have a windows based wireless network and I am quite new to Ubuntu
> \Linux environment.
> I have a wired router serving a wireless router.
> Wondows works fine - finds and connects to the wireless router and
> connects to shares and Net.
> Ubuntu does not- and I suspect it might be a DNS issue since the machine
> 'appears' to connect to the router, but ifconfig shows a bizarre
> unidentifiable ip in an unknown 10.x.x.x network, when my networks are
> all public with 192.168.x.x DHCP address.
> Is Ubuntu running on bare metal or was it installed as a virtual machine
> using something like VirtualBox or VMWare? If it is only DNS, try opening a
> terminal in Ubuntu (Applications, Accessories, Terminal) and entering the
> ping 188.8.131.52
> If you get replies then it probably is just DNS. You can edit
> /etc/resolv.conf to manually enter DNS servers if necessary. My Comcast
> DNS for example looks like this (the resolv.conf file):
> nameserver 184.108.40.206
> nameserver 220.127.116.11
> You can edit and save the file as root (administrator) by issuing the
> sudo gedit /etc/resolv.conf
> If you don't know your ISP's DNS servers they should be listed in the main
> router's web interface, probably under "network status" or something to that
> Kevin Fishburne
> Eight Virtues
> phone: http://www.eightvirtues.com
> sales at eightvirtues.com
> (770) 853-6271
> Ubuntu-us-ga mailing list
> Ubuntu-us-ga at lists.ubuntu.com
> Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
>>> CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE <<<
This electronic mail message, including any and/or all attachments, is for
the sole use
of the intended recipient(s), and may contain confidential and/or privileged
pertaining to business conducted under the direction and supervision of
Phillip J Tarrant.
Unauthorized interception, review, use, disclosure or distribution of any
contained within this electronic mail message and/or its attachment(s),
prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender
to this electronic mail message, along with the destruction of all copies
originals of the original electronic mail message (along with any
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Ubuntu-us-ga