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Old 06-27-2005, 09:54 AM   #1
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Need help solving this internet problem Please

I am currently using fedora 3 , and it is a fresh install, the problem is i cannot browse the internet.

I have two network cards on my server one card for my thin clients which address is which is static and the othera wirless card gets its informotion and ip adress dynamicall. Now i am using the wirless card for the internet and i can see all the computers on my network and i can ping the router. Both cards are ectivated and working the only problem i have is when i try to connect to the internet to browse it just sits there then comes up with a message that says somthing like this could not be found please check the name and try again.

is the message i get when trying to browse the internet.

can some please help, and hopefully it is a simple fix
Old 06-27-2005, 11:14 AM   #2
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connectivity issue

be sure you haven't a firewall rule turned on preventing you from connecting - this is a common issue with a simple solution.
Old 06-27-2005, 06:57 PM   #3
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where do i look for thi firewall issue,and how do i fix it , i just put in a clean install i did not touch any type of firewalll configuration.
Old 06-27-2005, 07:37 PM   #4
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howto config firewall

1) Go to Main > System Settings > Security Level
2) Type root password
3) Choose Security Level > 'Disable firewall'
Old 06-27-2005, 10:32 PM   #5
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firewall turned off still does not work

I tried to disable the firewall but still does not work, i can connect to the router but cannot browse the internet still i can see the other computers on the network even windows machine but cannot get browse the internet. i can understand this? Its driving me crazy!!
Old 06-27-2005, 10:47 PM   #6
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Please post the ouput of the 'route' command.
Old 06-27-2005, 10:53 PM   #7
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It sounds like DNS server IPs are not getting to your box. Try to ping a known static IP external to your network. I will supply one of google's:

Try to 'ping'

If you get responses, you're connected to the internet, you just need to add DNS server entries to /etc/resolv.conf

If not, the problem lies elsewhere.

Old 06-28-2005, 06:44 PM   #8
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try to disable ur firewall and re-check ur routing table and other configuration file. make sure gateway is set proprely. shade is right, u should ping the ip directly instead of domain name to comfirm ur pc is connected to internet.


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