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Old 10-12-2006, 04:51 AM   #1
a4arpan
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Unable to browser internet on linux box


Hi

I have just installed fc4 on one machine, i was trying to configure it as a local server in my office, when i did they every thing is working fine, Samba, Httpd, sendmail, dovcort....

but i am unable to browse internet on my linux box. and that is why my yum install is also not working....

Please help, what could be the problem... i dont have a linux admin in my office.

thanks in advance
Arpan
 
Old 10-12-2006, 04:57 AM   #2
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what do u want to do with ur fc4, make an internet service server or just want to surf at ur linux box ?
 
Old 10-12-2006, 05:02 AM   #3
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What type of internet connection are you using?
If you have a cable or DSL connection, have you tried enableing or activating your network?

(In Gnome: System > Network)
 
Old 10-13-2006, 01:30 AM   #4
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Well thanks you both first of all that you could find to answer me...

Well in my office we have a firewall PC on which we have DSL conenction and that is our default gateway 192.168.1.1, we already have a linux machine but it is very old so we decided to make a new faster PC for linux. so i installed fc4 on a new PC, and setup smb, dovcort, httpd, etc, and everything is working and hopefully we will be shifting our work to this new PC soon. but the problem is i can not access net on this PC dont know why.... but because of that i can update my yum repository. i have to install some external php libraries but whenever i try yum install... it stops.

Please help!!!!
 
Old 10-13-2006, 12:13 PM   #5
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please print the exact output and command with which you run yum.

Have you tried pinging the other machines in the network?
 
Old 10-13-2006, 02:54 PM   #6
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hmmm... the exact details would be useful. I also recommend printing the output from
ifconfig (-a for all I think? can't check right away...)
and
ping 192.168.1.1
and perhaps also a ping of whatever dns you're using. It sounds like something isn't properly configured, which could possibly also be a proxy.
 
Old 10-13-2006, 03:06 PM   #7
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also post your DNS server settings and default gateway information..

route

cat /etc/resolv.conf

No default route or no working DNS server and you won't be surfing the net.. silkenphoenixx already coverd the network card settings.
 
Old 10-16-2006, 12:49 AM   #8
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Hi

This is the output of cat /etc/resolv.conf

Quote:
; generated by NetworkManager, do not edit!

; Use a local caching nameserver controlled by NetworkManager



nameserver 127.0.0.1
I tried to ping 192.168.1.1 and other machines too and it worked. and we are not using any proxy in out network. dont know why i can not access internet on this server.

And this is i get when i try yum
Quote:
[root@spandan tools]# yum install jabberd-2.0s11-1.fc4.i386.rpm Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: updates-released
 
Old 10-16-2006, 12:51 AM   #9
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here is ifconfig

Quote:
[root@spandan tools]# ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:16:76:6D:83:5F
inet addr:192.168.1.197 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:1769 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:3132 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:195424 (190.8 KiB) TX bytes:217607 (212.5 KiB)
Interrupt:169 Base address:0x1000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:1770 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:1770 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:1404030 (1.3 MiB) TX bytes:1404030 (1.3 MiB)
 
Old 10-16-2006, 05:33 AM   #10
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You have not set up your nameserver. The entry that you see in /etc/resolv.conf is the default entry during installation.

Pinging your local network machines will work perfectly. But when you try to connect to the outside world it will show name resolution error.

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Old 10-16-2006, 07:15 AM   #11
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My /etc/resolv.conf is set to the router address...(and it works)
 
Old 10-16-2006, 11:04 AM   #12
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You will definately need to edit that file /etc/resolv.conf
You do not have an IP address in there for a DNS server so your machine cannot resolve names.

To test this theory you could try browsing to a website via IP address...
Yahoo.com http://209.73.186.238
Google.com http://72.14.203.99

If those work then your Only problem is your DNS server settings.
You can try entering the IP address of your Broadband router as linmix suggested
Check what the DNS settings on your Windows machine are
Quote:
START -> RUN -> cmd -> <OK>
ipconfig /all
Or You can directly enter the IP Addressess of your ISP's DNS Servers..

nano /etc/resolv.conf
 
Old 10-17-2006, 12:23 AM   #13
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This is the output of my ipconfig /all

Quote:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ipconfig /all

Windows 2000 IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : ArpanR
Primary DNS Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Eth
ernet NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-76-92-1C-80
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 192.168.1.151
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 202.149.208.92
202.149.208.11
 
Old 10-17-2006, 08:36 AM   #14
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I edited my /etc/resolv.conf and now its

Quote:
[root@spandan ~]# cat /etc/resolv.conf
nameserver 202.149.208.92
nameserver 202.149.208.11

[root@spandan ~]#
 
Old 10-17-2006, 08:40 AM   #15
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I tried to browse net using IP addresses too as suggested by farslayer but my browser gave "The connecting was refussed when attempting to connect 72.14.203.99"
 
  


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