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Old 07-03-2004, 09:49 AM   #1
richiebartsmith
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Unhappy Problems connecting mandrake 7.1 to the Internet through a Windows 2k proxy server


I am a complete linux newbie and am just trying a copy of mandrake 7.1 we've had lying around for ages.

I am installing on to an old machine at work and have connected it to our Windows 2000 network.

We have DSL Internet access shared using a free program called CC Proxy. I have set up the Linux box and installed the networking components and am successfully pinging the intended Proxy.

I have configured Netscape Navigator with the IP Addresses and the Port Numbers but when I try to access the Internet I get the message:

"A network error occurred while Netscape was receiving data

Try connecting again"

Any help would be most appreciated

Thanks very much

 
Old 07-03-2004, 05:52 PM   #2
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hi richiebartsmith, welcome to lq. can you ping anything outside the proxy server, i.e. google.com, etc. if so, what does /etc/resolv.conf look like. what kind of firewall issues are we looking at? one other thing, i'd suggest a newer distro, as support has greatly improved. mandrake is up to version 10 now.
 
  


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