[SATLUG] Browsing problem I hope the braintrust can solve

Charles Hogan cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Tue Feb 1 10:40:47 CST 2011


Have you tried pinging some of the domain names that you are unable to 
browse to wityh any success.

On 02/01/2011 09:51 AM, Scott Hensch wrote:
> 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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