Hate to give up

John Heinen hensandpat at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 3 00:30:54 UTC 2009


John Heinen wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>   
>> On 06/01/2009 09:31 PM, John Heinen wrote:
>> ...
>>   
>>     
>>> See above: unknown host .com
>>> We used, pppconfig and pon, it doesn't ask for the dns numbers at
>>> installation, the install opens up with provider and I have been advised
>>> just to leave that as is..
>>>
>>>     
>>>       
>> According to this, even w/Network Manger you need to add the DNS address:
>>
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DialupModemHowto/SetUpDialer
>> For Ubuntu, without installing additional software, using NetworkAdmin
>>
>> NetworkAdmin that you can find in System => Administration =>
>> Networking, will let you set up the ppp connection in a graphical
>> interface. You have to know your device name, ISP phone number, username
>> and password to set it up.
>>
>>    1.
>>
>>       Open Network Manager (System => Administration => Network)
>>    2. Select the Connections tab.
>>    3. Select Modem Connection
>>    4. Choose Properties and fill out the fields.
>>    5. Click OK
>>    6. Select the DNS tab.
>>    7. Click add, enter your DNS address.
>>    8. Click Close.
>>
>> Granted, I've no experience with your dialup modem, but certainly it
>> can't hurt to give this, and the suggestions for /etc/resolv.conf a try,
>> can it? At this stage, nothing else seems to work, so why not go with
>> the flow/suggestions and give them a try?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>   
>>     
> Right will do, first oppertunity tomorrow/ Thanks John
>
>   
Sorry, there is no network within System Admimistration there is only
network tools, this is on ubuntu 8.40 John




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