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Old 02-07-2014, 10:36 PM   #1
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new to linux


i just recently bought a linux. this is my first time using the system, so i tried accessing the internet and realized i had to update but when i tried it said that there was no address associated with host name.
 
Old 02-07-2014, 10:48 PM   #2
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You will need to provide more information than that. Such as which Linux system you are using, which browser, etc.
 
Old 02-07-2014, 10:48 PM   #3
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Care to provide some more information? Such as what distro you are using, what package manager, what have you tried already, etc...
 
Old 02-07-2014, 10:56 PM   #4
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i believe i am using ubuntu, i have tried changing the dns because i heard someone had the same problem but i just cant figure out how to edit it with nano
 
Old 02-07-2014, 11:15 PM   #5
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Do a
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sudo apt-get update
then follow these instructions.
http://askubuntu.com/questions/19954...ostname#199689
If they don't work try this.
http://www.liberiangeek.net/2010/08/...04-lucid-lynx/
 
Old 02-08-2014, 12:59 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by dariandamour View Post
i believe i am using ubuntu, i have tried changing the dns because i heard someone had the same problem but i just cant figure out how to edit it with nano
In order to edit any file with nano you have to do so with root privileges.
For example if If I wanted to edit my sources list I would run this :
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sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
To make sure what distro your using just run uname -a the output will say what distro and what version of the kernel is installed.

Hope that helps--
 
  


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