Originally Posted by dave247
I have googled it. I have spent hours searching and reading but the solution is not clear. Every page I find is talking about something slightly different than applies to my situation.
On Linux, the DNS server addresses eventually go to /etc/resolv.conf
Assuming you have IP itself working, manually editing /etc/resolv.conf
should get DNS working too.
is usually automatically generated from other sources, and your edits will probably be lost soon. Instead, you should configure DNS servers appropriately via the network configuration system you're using. For example, if you're using Debian's /etc/network/interfaces
commands, use the dns-nameservers
option: (see Debian network setup documentation
iface eth0 inet static