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Old 02-18-2006, 08:45 AM   #1
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Question Slackware - Cannot Connect to the Internet


Hi there,

You guys have probably heard this question dozens of times, but I need help connecting to the internet. I have run netconfig and entered my IP, subnet mask and default gateway, but I still have returned with no luck. Any help would be appreciated. Thank You!

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Old 02-18-2006, 08:52 AM   #2
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hi
please provide some basic configurations like
1> interface on which ur trying to connect ... i guess its eth0 coz ur talkin of gateway n all
2> paste the output of ifconfig
3> ping www.google.com
4> is ur DNS in order .. ?
5> nslookup www.google.com
6> wot are the entries of /etc/resolv.conf maybe u can do
# cat /etc/resolv.conf # to be executed at shell
 
Old 02-18-2006, 08:54 AM   #3
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paste the output of commands given above ... specially
ifconfig # to be issued as root
ping www.google.com
nslookup www.google.com
cat /etc/resolv.conf
 
Old 02-18-2006, 09:08 AM   #4
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Strangly enough after I pinged and nslookuped google.com it appeared to access the net. I don't know what happened, but I suppose something corrected the problem. I'll reset my system and check it again to make sure it's not a fluke

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Old 02-18-2006, 09:17 AM   #5
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Allright then, no fluke. It's actully running the internet.

lol, you probably can tell I'm new to this stuff. I've played around with live distro's (Knoppix and such) which automatically set these things, but I wanted to have a running distro on my system. My friends said Slackware is a good choice so I tried it out.

Thanks a lot bud, I appreaciate it dearly.

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