[xubuntu-users] Could not find internet address

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Thu Oct 30 17:54:00 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 5:58 PM, Daan Hoogland <dhoogland at interestate.nl>wrote:

> Hello,
> I managed to install Xubuntu 8.04 onto a laptop (Compaq M700, PIII 650
> MHz, 576 MB RAM). However, no connection to the internet has been
> established. A message appears:
> Could not look up internet address for daan-laptop. This will prevent
> Xfce from operating correctly. It may be possible to correct the
> problem by adding daan-laptop to the file /etc/hosts on your system.
> Although I understand the message I do not know how to correct this.
> Can anybody help me? Thank you very much in advance. regards, Daan
Hi Daan, I'm not too sure how to solve this, but... What does your
/etc/hosts file look like?

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