[SATLUG] Browsing problem I hope the braintrust can solve

Scott Hensch sahensch at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 09:51:24 CST 2011


domain names


On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:57 PM, Charles Hogan
<cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com> wrote:
> When you ping and traceroute, are you using the IP addresses or the domain
> names?  I could be way off the mark, but i would check to see if that
> install is using a caching DNS server that for some reason is no longer
> getting results for new lookups.  Possibly a corrupted/missing config file
> for the local DNS server/settings.
>
> On 01/31/2011 10:17 PM, Scott Hensch wrote:
>>
>> even trying sudo apt-get tells me "waiting for headers", then
>> nothing....just sits there at 0%. ping works, tracert works (other
>> than some no replys here and there), and some websites as mentioned at
>> the start of this. Fortuantely I'd had already installed Chrom before
>> this happened, but it acts the same way....I'm thinking I need to
>> re-install. I'll have to do that on Friday, my next day off.
>>
>> thanks guys for all your ideas.
>>
>> Scott
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 5:57 PM, Don Davis<dondavis at reglue.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I uninstalled firefox, but when I tried to re-install it, Package
>>>>> manager acted just like the web browser, acted like it was
>>>>> downloading, but didn't. So, it isn't just firefox.
>>>
>>> It sounds as if it may be some sort of firewall script. The package
>>> manager (typically) uses the http port as well.
>>>
>>> Your package manager is stumbling as well.
>>> You can ping.
>>>
>>> Try:
>>> nmap -p 80,8080 -A 74.125.227.9
>>>
>>>
>>> Also try:
>>> sudo apt-get update
>>>
>>> and see what happens.
>>>
>>> If you still have the loading problem then edit your sources.list file
>>>
>>> sudo edit /etc/apt/sources.list
>>>
>>> try putting # at the beginning of each line and add the line
>>> ftp://ubuntu.mirror.ac.za/ubuntu-archive/dists/lucid main multiverse
>>> universe
>>>
>>> Try
>>> sudo apt-get update
>>>
>>> You should be able to update.
>>>
>>> There is a way to do this in synaptic
>>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=775618
>>>
>>> Additionally try using epiphany and see if you have any luck.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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