Originally posted by OtisLinux
i know i can get to it b/c the rest of the computers in the lab are windows 2000. I simply took one of those computers and put linux on it instead
I would think computers in labs might be restricted to campus network only.. probably best to check with your school at this point. Unless a member is on the IT staff at your school.. we probably won't have an answer for you.
Crap read it wrong..
Edited version.. Check your /etc/resolv.conf file for the correct DNS server entries.. also might want to make sure your not behind a proxy server, etc.