[SATLUG] Browsing problem I hope the braintrust can solve

Scott Hensch sahensch at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 09:47:09 CST 2011


Yes, I have. the ping and tracert's all show connectivety with ping
being no packet loss, and tracert showing some no reply's. The no
reply's happen even on the sites that I CAN browse, so that doesn't
seem like it's an issue.

Scott

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 8:40 AM, Charles Hogan
<cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com> wrote:
> 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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