Hate to give up

Ray Leventhal ubuntu at swhi.net
Mon Jun 1 20:47:59 UTC 2009

<big snip>
> $ ping
> 64 bytes from 56(84)bytes of data
> 64 bytes from 74.125.57 100 1cmp seq 1 ttl=51 time 180 ms
> and so on and on
> $ping
> 64 bytes from 1cmp seq =1 ttl=24 time =199ms and so on and on
> it seems to me that the internet connection with my provider is working
> just fine and that the problem lies with firefox. John

Actually, as you're able to ping by IP address but not by host name, the 
problem most likely lies with your DNS configuration.

Would you please post the output of this command?

cat /etc/resolv.conf


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