LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-11-2004, 10:48 AM   #1
nontoxic
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Posts: 15

Rep: Reputation: 0
internet makes gnome hang


Hi there! I'm having a problem that whenever i'm connected to the internet, using either gnome-ppp or pon, when I try to open some things they'll just not open. Like for instance the file manager. But after I disconnect I can open it. Not everything wont open, but quite a few things and its really annoying. Anyone know what the problem might be? I'm running Ubuntu warty warthog release. Any help is appreciated, thanks!
 
Old 11-11-2004, 01:09 PM   #2
bulliver
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Edmonton AB, Canada
Distribution: Gentoo x86; Gentoo PPC; Gentoo Sparc64; FreeBSD; OS X; Solaris
Posts: 3,731
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 66
Do you have a hostname set? I seem to recall Gnome acting flaky without a hostname. Just an idea...
 
Old 11-11-2004, 01:48 PM   #3
nontoxic
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Posts: 15

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
My hosts file wasn't right, cuz whenever I logged in gnome would say it couldn't find host "family" and that I might have to edit hosts file. Anyways, so I fixed that, and stuff does seem to work better now, and I had thought it fixed the problem, but it still wont open the filemanager when i'm connected to the internet. it also wont open gedit. it makes no sense, and its really annoying... hrmmm.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pat makes it official: Gnome is gone from -current Franklin Slackware 46 04-30-2008 04:14 AM
Spamassassin makes the system hang jomy Linux - Networking 1 05-16-2005 06:37 AM
WUSB11 v2.8 makes my keyboard hang?? Shadowslayer Linux - Hardware 0 02-26-2005 10:16 AM
xmule makes internet very slow on mandrake 10 nboul Linux - Software 3 10-20-2004 03:54 PM
Floppy Drive makes Knoppix boot hang Jacl Linux - Laptop and Netbook 0 05-19-2004 04:19 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:22 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration