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Old 05-14-2004, 01:32 PM   #1
Mahaul
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Dns is not working in Fedora Core 1


I am having trouble with the DNS for fedora core 1. I am new to linux and I am begining to realize that the learning curve for it is steep but I am not going to give up. I decided to use Fedora as I heard it very good for the newbie. The problam I am having is this, I use adsl connection (device ppp0) to get on the net. It actavites normally (I am assuming it is as I know nothing) and when I open up terminal I can ping IP address and the gateway server for my ISP. But when I try to open up mozilla I get a error saying that the path is not found. If I put, say googles IP address in mozilla it loads up. This would lead me to believe that it is having trouble reslove domain names. I have looked around for a solution to this but I can't find anything and the stuff I do find doesn't seem to relate to me.

I was told by a freind that I may have to edit my /etc/hosts file or something along that lines. I have no idea what I would have to change in that file.

If you have any ideas, help me out.

Cheers.
 
Old 05-14-2004, 02:58 PM   #2
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/etc/ppp/resolv.conf edit this file and add ur dns servers

eg
#gedit /etc/ppp/resolv.conf &
search
nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. (1)
nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. (2)

and save file
 
Old 05-14-2004, 03:41 PM   #3
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Yea I just figured that out.. haha.. Thank you very much though. I went to my ISP website and it turns out that they upgraded the DNS server so the ips that I was using were the wrong ones. Teach me not to read the updates.
 
  


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