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Old 09-05-2005, 10:09 AM   #1
bruse
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aget problem.


mandrake 10.0

i have installed aget but i have one error.


[student@localhost student]$ aget http://www.linuxquestions.org
<LOG> Attempting to read log file aget-@.log for resuming download job...
<LOG> Couldn't find log file for this download, starting a clean job...
<LOG> Error: Cannot resolve hostname for www.linuxquestions.org: Host name lookup failure
[student@localhost student]$

what does this means how to rectify it?
 
Old 09-05-2005, 05:32 PM   #2
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Does browsing, ftp and simiar programs work correctly from that machine?
 
Old 09-05-2005, 11:54 PM   #3
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yes i am okay for browsing.

i mean i can browse in my firefox.

then where from the error?
 
Old 09-06-2005, 08:24 AM   #4
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How do you connect to the internet ?
Do you have a direct connection ? or connect through a proxy ?

Provide a little more information about your nework configuration.

If you connect via a proxy server try this :

Code:
koodoo@knapsacker:~$ export http_proxy=http://<i.p. of proxy server>:8080
koodoo@knapsacker:~$ export ftp_proxy=http://<same here>:8080
koodoo@knapsacker:~$ aget http://www.linuxquestions.org

Hope this helps.
 
  


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