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Old 08-09-2006, 11:10 AM   #1
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Cannot resolve ip address

It seems that my internet doesn't resolve the web address, but only can read IP address, how do I correct this to accept names instead of numbers(IP Address) to look at web sites
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You have to put a DNS nameserver in the file /etc/resolv.conf. If you have a router, sometimes you can put the router's IP address as a DNS server...


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