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I have a LAN cable connected to my computer from the router which is connected to a cable modem connection and the computer says it is connected and i can ping web sites but i can't get any web sites when i open up a browser. I am using mandrake 10. Can anyone help me here please?
Just check the entries for connection settings in firefox at
Edit > preferences
Have you given the right entries for direct internet connection that you have ?
By the way, send the output of your /etc/resolv.conf.
Please dont forget to remove any entries that go like
I agree with baldy3105; you are using a very odd IP address. That said, if you can ping external sites like yahoo, etc. then I would say your network is working fine and the problem is your browser...Firefox.
Go to either Edit>Preferrences or Tool>Options and click on the connections tab. Make sure that you are not set up to try and go through a proxy server. I would set Firefox to "Automatically Detect Network Settings."