Cannot Surf Internet, but I can Ping
stsykin at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 05:19:21 UTC 2006
Kevin Purcell wrote:
> Just installed Ubuntu and am having the following problem.
> I opened Firefox and could not surf. I entered my router's address and it
> is connected to the Internet. So I tried pinging it and it sees the router
> and my network storage device. So the network works. I then tried pining
> (in terminal) the address of my ISP listed in the status page of my Linksys
> Router (it is a WRT54G). It pinged okay without any packet loss. A little
> slower than in Windows, but at least it works. Don't know any other Internet
> numeral addresses, so don't know if I can ping anything other than my ISP.
> I tired pinging yahoo.com and google.com and microsoft.com and all failed.
> Any idea how to fix this?
It sounds like you can access your isp but not the rest of the www. Call
your isp and complain. Maybe they can help you.
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