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Old 04-11-2004, 11:54 AM   #1
mayukhbd
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network setup and browsing problem in linux 9


Hi there, hope anyone to help a newbie....

i have a broadband connection and i am using XP and also linux.
i can setup the network in XP and also can ping my ip, server ip[DNS]
and also can ping other conneted to the router.

my problem is i cannot setup/configure network in Linux 9

in terminal i put netconfig and put the required ip address and gateway.
after restart the service i can ping. i also setup this in x windows.
i and tired to do any thing else. please tell me step by step so i can browse and download file from linux.

i also put my primary and 2ndary DNS. but nothing happens.

please help me.
 
Old 04-11-2004, 12:39 PM   #2
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What distribution are you using ? (I suspect Mandrake, but a confirmation would be nice)
What is your network card ? What model ?
 
Old 04-11-2004, 09:52 PM   #3
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Well if im not mistaken, it sounds like your asking for help in how to browse and download within linux its self. Atleast I think thats what your asking. Thats easy. If you were able to setup X and netconfig then you should be able to surf no problem. Now you said you could ping, Im assuming that you are able to ping websites. SO that would mean that you do have a internet connection working, you just need to use it. Im going to take a wild guess, but I think you may have Redhat, and or Mandrake, just a feeling , but most of them use KDE for the Xwindows. If you look on the taskbar you should see a little thing that looks like a globe, most of the time that will take you to Konqueror, which is a pretty good web browser. As far as downloading files, you just need to click on the link for the download, Almost all browsers that would be with linux have a download manager built in! Good luck, If Im like totally off base please post more info so I can help you!
 
Old 04-12-2004, 02:20 AM   #4
mayukhbd
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Thanks for this advice..
but my problem isnot that.
my problem is i can't connect internet and browse.
i am using REDHAT 9.
my LAN is SURECOM 10/100 mbps suport.
and i said i can ping my ip and all other ip connected to me.
that is mean my lan is working. but i can't ping my server dns.
i also put the proxy.
my server proxy is proxy.intechworld.net and port is 8080
my DNS is 202.x.x.1 and 202.x.x.2
please tel me how can i connect to the internet
as i am doing now in windows XP. iwant to do this in linux.
please help me .
 
  


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