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Old 08-23-2006, 05:22 PM   #1
wkendall
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Firefox doesn't recognize internet connection


I can get a dial-up connection to my isp with the mini-terminal in Mepis. I can get a successful PPP connection, but when I run Firefox it doesn't see the internet connection. I've tried the preferences menu and none of the choices help. What to do??? Thanks
 
Old 08-23-2006, 05:38 PM   #2
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Can you browse by numerical address? Try http://64.179.4.146 If that works, check /etc/resolv.conf . If you're not running a nameserver (like bind) /etc/resolv.conf should contain the word nameserver and the numerical address of your ISP's domain nameserve. If you call pppd with the option usepeerdns it will create a resolv.conf in /etc/ppp/resolv.conf when it connects with your ISP
 
  


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