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Note: I know so little about networking/Linux I can barely form a question, but here goes. My T-21 Thinkpad is setup as a dual-boot Win98SE/PCLinuxOS. Using the local library hot-spot, ...
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- 04-09-2007 #1
Browser(s) Fail to Connect to Internet
My T-21 Thinkpad is setup as a dual-boot Win98SE/PCLinuxOS. Using the local library hot-spot, Win98SE connects to 'net just fine BUT PCLinuxOS gives error message "www.whatever.com could not be found" using two different browsers [Konqueror & SeaMonkey]
PSLinuxOS [an offspring of Red Hat] gives conflicting messages. In Control Center > Configure 802.11 abg wireless connection, There is an indication of five green bars BUT also the words "not connected". The yellow & green LEDs on wireless card are "flashing away".
Also there is message "DHCP not installed". However Synaptic shows dhcp - client & dhcp - common are both installed. The only "option" Synaptic gives is to remove them !!
Right now, I'm stumped and could use all the help/advice I can get.