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Re: Help: No internet connection



On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 11:00 PM,  <simon schneebeli okko org> wrote:
> Quoting Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>:
>
>> On Sun, 2009-12-13 at 13:35 -0700, simon schneebeli okko org wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> My problem is definitively not linked to the fedora-webpage being
>>> down. Meanwhile I made some progress:
>>>
>>> At my brothers place I managed to connect to the internet with no
>>> problem. All programmes worked, so I could add all the additional
>>> programs I needed and install the latest updates.
>>>
>>> Now, back home, my problem is the following:
>>> - DOES NOT WORK: Firefox, Thunderbird, Evolution (error connecting to
>>> the server)
>>> - DOES WORK: Opera, Sype, Software update, Ping.
>>
>> It would be nice to have an expanded version of "DoES NOT WORK"
>> What happens when you try Firrefox, for example?
>
> Firefox: I immediately get the message "Server not found, Firefox can't find
> the server at [webpage].
>
> Thunderbird: "failed to connect to server [name of server]
>
> Evolution: "Error while fetching mail".
>
> RPM: "Couldn't resolve host"
>

What is the respons if you try:
nslookup download.fedoraproject.org

//HW

> To mention again: These messages appear immediately, not only after some
> seconds like the server doesn't answer...
>
> Simon
>
>>>
>>> I guess that this is about the strangest problem that I have ever had
>>> since I use Linux. Help would me most welcome.
>>>
>>> Simon
>>>
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