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After quite a long time I finally got my modem working and was able to get online. Problem is, when I open netscape and try to go somewhere, I get the following error: (sorry, kinda long)
Warning: The following hosts are unknown:
This means that some or all hosts will be unreachable.
Perhaps htere is a problem with your name server? If your site must use a non-root name server, you will need to set the &SOCKS_NS environment variable to point at the appropriate name server. It may (or may not) be necessary to set this variable, or SOCKS host preference, to the IP address of the host in question rather than its name.
Contact your system administrator.
I think I understand that netscape is trying to find the primary and or secondary DNS for my ISP, correct? Problem is, in windows I set up my dial-up with "server assigned name server address". How do I tell netscape in linux that the DNS is server assigned? Or am I even on the right track? Your help is appreciated.
Open your Netscape and go to either "File" or "Edit", I can't remember for sure which one. Then "preferences" There you will be able to edit all you ISP info. You also will have to do the same thing in the mail composer if you want to use it. Just click on every tab you see and enter the appropriate info.