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Old 02-01-2008, 11:01 AM   #16
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You apparently do not have your DNS setting properly configured.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 03:10 PM   #17
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from where can i configure my DNS setting !!!!
 
Old 02-01-2008, 03:21 PM   #18
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System->Administration->Network(root password)->DNS tab

You will have to set your DNS that you get from your provider. Make sure to save it after you put in the correct information.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 03:57 PM   #19
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System->Administration->Network(root password)->DNS tab

You will have to set your DNS that you get from your provider. Make sure to save it after you put in the correct information.

1. is there any way to know DNS on linux using command line .....
i dont know the DNS as till today there was no need to know and before this also din give when yum was working fine .... nobody in the network in which im workin has ever got the need to know it ...

2. if its not possible then is there any way by which i can set the yum to the configuration it had when fedora 8 was freshly installed ..... i m thinking doing this might bring a solution.....


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Old 02-01-2008, 04:14 PM   #20
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Well when it was initially installed the DNS address had to come from somewhere. The DNS is what converts a name (www.google.com) to an ip address(64.233.167.104). You should be able to look in the same place on one of the other machines and see what the DNS is.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 11:13 PM   #21
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is DNS address is going to be same as my ip address ......?


any way i can reinstall yum with configuration of a fresh installation?
 
Old 02-02-2008, 08:06 AM   #22
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i cannot know my DNS as it would not be provided by my university for security reasons .....
does that only if i reinstall fedora then only i will have those default settings back for which yum was working !!!!!

if there is some other way then please suggest.......

im still getting the following output (only livna repo is enabled )


[root@localhost linux ]# yum list available
Loading "priorities" plugin
http://rpm.livna.org/fedora/8/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Trying other mirror.
http://livna.cat.pdx.edu/fedora/8/i3...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Trying other mirror.
http://wftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Trying other mirror.
http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Trying other mirror.
http://mirror.atrpms.net/livna/fedor...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Trying other mirror.
ftp://mirrors.tummy.com/pub/rpm.livn...ta/repomd.xml: [Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (-2, 'Name or service not known')>
Trying other mirror.
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: livna. Please verify its path and try again
 
Old 02-02-2008, 12:36 PM   #23
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Whoever told you that your DNS address was a security risk was not telling you the truth. Just look at the same place on one of the other computers.
 
Old 02-02-2008, 01:14 PM   #24
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Try 194.168.4.100 or 194.106.56.6. They are both DNS servers, and will do until you sort out what your local DNS server is (which can be found on its website somewhere, or if you have a router, somewhere on its config interface). If you want it, and they run windows on there main machines, just go log in and run ipconfig /all from cmd and note down the nameservers. Those are what you are after.

Else so a google search for it, eg, "DNS Server" my_university. It will probably be buried on there website somewhere.

Also the DNS server security thing, is probably in reference to running BIND and doing a DIY job of setting up your own server. See the security board if you ever contemplate it, there is some good information on there.

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Old 02-02-2008, 02:58 PM   #25
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Whoever told you that your DNS address was a security risk was not telling you the truth. Just look at the same place on one of the other computers.


i looked up in the network applet where the wifi driver configuration is given ...
there was a place for DNS there .... i saw it , that field was empty ...
where else should i look
 
Old 02-02-2008, 04:33 PM   #26
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I tried this ... I just left livna repository enabled and went to ADD/REMOVE software .....it showed me the list of installed and available packages without any problem ....

After this i tried using yum for this repository and it was working ....is this of any help!!!!!!
 
Old 02-03-2008, 07:25 AM   #27
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common guys someone must be having a solution.....the ones given above does not seem to be working out for me ... will re-installing yum be of any help
 
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