Originally Posted by silver66
I feel like a fool (may be I am too used to windows)but I am still having probs.Firefox will not work on my machine so I am using Konquerer which works fine,but all downloads and updates insist on using Firefox that wont respond.
I find this a bit strange. If you have your DNS settings as recommended above in /etc/resolv.conf then you should have no problems unless your isp's DNS is a bit flaky. Can you describe what is happening with Firefox.