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Old 05-09-2008, 11:58 AM   #1
Godwin Austin
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Question Firefox not working ! Slackware 12.0


Hello Geeks;
I have a problem. I am using slackware 12.0. I am able to connect to the internet, but my firefox is not working properly. Basically It starts up properly but says "server not found". Is it something related to PPPOE configuration?
I checked via IFCONFIG. I was connected.
 
Old 05-09-2008, 12:29 PM   #2
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How do you know you're connected to the internet ?

Does '/etc/resolv.conf' exist ? is it sane ? it should contain nameservers.

What kind of internet connection do you have ? do you have a router ?
 
Old 05-09-2008, 02:25 PM   #3
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How do you know you're connected to the internet ?

Does '/etc/resolv.conf' exist ? is it sane ? it should contain nameservers.

What kind of internet connection do you have ? do you have a router ?

When i used IFCONFIG command i could see my PPPOE connection.
I also used NMAP. I am very much able to use it.
But when i open firefox and enter for any site; It says "Server not found"

I have a modem and I am using broadband connection over a telephone line.
 
Old 05-09-2008, 03:38 PM   #4
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'/etc/resolv.conf' does not exist.

What should i do ?
 
Old 05-09-2008, 04:04 PM   #5
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Is there a resolv.conf in '/etc/ppp' ? If so, and it has some nameservers in there, link it up one level to '/etc'.

It should look something like:
Code:
# Generated by dhcpcd for interface eth0
search lan
nameserver 192.xxx.xxx.xxx
nameserver 193.xxx.xxx.xxx
or similar.
 
  


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