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Old 10-11-2007, 05:25 AM   #1
chakribobby
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problem with mozilla


hi,
When I try to open in the mozilla I go this message
www.yahoo.com could not be found. Please check the name and try again
my system is directly connected to the internet
thanks in advance
 
Old 10-11-2007, 05:55 AM   #2
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Check in your preferences whether you are connected directly to the internet, or you have a proxy configured. Are you behind a hardware / software firewall? Are you connecting direct to the internet or are you connected to a router first? A little more information on your setup would aid the solving of the issue.
 
Old 10-11-2007, 11:06 AM   #3
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Can you ping www.yahoo.com?
 
Old 10-12-2007, 12:24 AM   #4
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thanks for you reply
my system is connected directly to the internet and no firewall

bash-3.1# ping www.yahoo.com
ping: unknown host www.yahoo.com
 
Old 10-12-2007, 08:11 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chakribobby View Post
ping: unknown host www.yahoo.com
There's your problem, then: Name resolution seems to be misconfigured.
Your ISP should have given you a set of name server addresses to use for your connection. Make sure that they are entered in /etc/resolv.conf in the form
Code:
nameserver xx.xx.xx.xx
nameserver yy.yy.yy.yy
where xx.xx.xx.xx and yy.yy.yy.yy are the numeric addresses of those name servers.
Good luck!
 
Old 10-12-2007, 09:38 AM   #6
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I agree on the nameserver part. But do you have DHCP or a fixed IP address? If you use DHCP, this information should have been autodetected.
 
Old 10-13-2007, 03:20 AM   #7
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problem is solved
thanks for u help
 
  


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