layman at straitsarea.com
Thu Sep 7 12:39:54 UTC 2006
> Hi Guys
> On Thursday 07 September 2006 09:41, Richard Brown wrote:
>> I have two computers with the same problems. One now has a static IP
>> address and the other connects through dhcp. Does apt-get use its own
>> servers when connecting to the net please. How can I set dns servers
>> please? What I would like to be able to do is to set the router address
>> also the dns addresses for my isp and tell apt-get to connect through
> Further question to add! Does Ubuntu add on firewall rules please? Do I
> to allow dns queries anywhere?
You set the address for interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces.
ifaces eth0 inet static
You need your dns server addresses in /etc/resolv.conf
Good luck, Dan
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