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Old 08-20-2007, 08:28 AM   #1
kunalghosh
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can't open web pages after 'pon' in xubuntu


i installed xubuntu 6.06 on my computer recently
and tried to connect to the internet
using pppconfig connecting to the ISP
the dialup is completed but i still can't open any web pages
through firefox.
 
Old 08-20-2007, 12:25 PM   #2
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If you have managed to connect successfully to the ISP service then you also need to set the DNS addresses provided by your isp in /etc/resolv.conf to enable name resolution.
 
Old 08-21-2007, 11:39 PM   #3
kunalghosh
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thanks "Tiger" i managed to get the connection working
by changing the DNS type from static to Dynamic in pppconfig....

thanks for your efforts...
 
  


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