Unable to resolve host by name
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Nov 26 02:24:33 UTC 2008
On 11/25/2008 06:03 PM, Bob Cortez wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 4:37 PM, NoOp <snip> wrote:
>> No terminal command; Sorry I should have been more clear. I have two gui
>> applications (Applications|Internet|Remote Desktop Viewer (Remote
>> Desktop Viewer 0.5.1) and thought that was what you were referring to.
>> The other is 'Terminal Server Client' (that's the one I use most often).
> I'm using Remote Desktop Viewer 2.24.1 and tsclient 0.150 neither of which
> appear to have the field settings you referred to.
>> > I am able to use the Terminal Service Client with the IP and VNC as the
>> > protocol to access and control the media desktop now. Thanks NoOp.
>> Cool. Given that you have set a fixed IP for 'media', go back and modify
>> your /etc/hosts file to include the IP. Example:
>> 127.0.0.1 localhost media
>> 127.0.1.1 media
>> 192.168.0.109 media
>> (I'm assuming that 'media' is the host name).
>> And then try pinging 'media'
>> ping media
> Did that. Still can't ping 'media'
Can you ping an outside host by domain? I.E.,
Are you pinging from a 192.168.0.xxx? machine? If not, then check your
Make sure that the gateway IP is in the file (192.168.0.1 or such). If
not, add it in and then test:
gksu gedit /etc/resolv.conf
You may be running into the 'fixed IP' problem that I was having &
posted about Sunday - subject:
[Intrepid] Network Manager - Set Static/Manual IP resolv.conf overwritten
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