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Old 11-21-2005, 04:33 PM   #1
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No internet through DSL Router.

Hi. I recently installed Slackware 10.2 sucessfully my only problem is that i cant get no internet. I have a DSL Router. The network is working fine because i can ping the router, i can ping other clients on the local network and i can even ping external clients (sites, e.g: Also i can open the router's configuration webpage on Mozilla Firefox which is but i just can't access the internet. I tried setting up a static ip but the result was the same. Please help me.
Sorry for the bad english, I'm Portuguese
Old 11-21-2005, 04:40 PM   #2
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do you have other workstations that can access the internet via http?

if so, you probably have a proxy error.

I've run into this before. I think i had to disable automatic proxy detection in firefox. Or select no proxy.

I hope this helps
Old 11-22-2005, 03:50 PM   #3
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Hi again. Well after all i was wrong, i can't ping external hosts! I can only ping local hosts from my home network and the router. Does anyone know how to solve this problem?
Old 11-22-2005, 03:54 PM   #4
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Did you try to add :

in /etc/resolv.conf ? or eventually your ISP's nameserver IPs
Old 11-22-2005, 04:00 PM   #5
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you need to enter ip route information for default gateway

Old 11-22-2005, 04:29 PM   #6
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well, can u tell me how do i do that? newbie in here
Old 11-22-2005, 04:44 PM   #7
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You can simply rerun "netconfig" and will be questioned about your gateway address.
Old 11-23-2005, 10:12 AM   #8
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Problem solved! The nameserver wasn't set, i set it to and voila internet up and kickin' . Thanks a lot guys


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