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Hi, guys. i've got this problem. I installed backtrack5 r1(gnome), and when i open mozila firefox i can not connect to any sites.If i do apt-get update/upgrade its can ot ...
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- 09-17-2011 #1
backtrack5 r1 internet connection (server not found)
i've got this problem.
I installed backtrack5 r1(gnome), and when i open mozila firefox i can not connect to any sites.If i do apt-get update/upgrade its can ot connect it as well. WICD shows that i am connected to my router. I ve got double boot BT5 KDE and everything is ok on the same laptop.
I thought it is "no script" blocking it, but it is not. I checked my firewall options,still the same.
please help me as i am strugling with this for the third night.
Thank you for you help.
- 09-17-2011 #2
Are you trying to connect wirelessly, or wired? DHCP or static IP?
Have you tried to ping anything to verify connectivity?
ping www.google.com ping 184.108.40.206
- 09-17-2011 #3
Hi, thanx for reply.
I am trying to connect wirelessly and have static IP.
ping: unknown host
PING 220.127.116.11 (18.104.22.168) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=1 ttl=49 time=94.1ms
64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=2 ttl=49 time=94.0ms
64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_seq=88 ttl=49 time=93.6ms
My Wicd NetMan show connected to HomeHub at 100%.
What i am doing wrong?
- 09-17-2011 #4
Looks like you do not have resolv.conf setup. Try adding your ISP DNS server to this file.
File should look something like this:
search your domain nameserver ISP DNS Server 1 nameserver ISP DNS Server 2 nameserver ISP DNS Server 3
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- 09-17-2011 #5
Thanx for your reply. I very appreciate it.
I have sorted my problem, i do not know how i did it. Any clues?
I had a hint from jayd512 "Do you have DHCP or static IP?"
I connected my laptop through the cable to my modem and it was working. Than i disconnected the cable and everything has been fine.I do not know what has happend, but now i have internet connection.
So thank you very much guys and if you know what had happened please post it
- 09-17-2011 #6
Most likely, when you established a wired connection, your /etc/resolv.conf file updated.
You were connected before, you just didn't have any DNS servers in your configuration.