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I have configured my linux comp to dial and logon to my ISP correctly. Now I somehow dont know what else to configure to be able to surf the internet using netscape. The netscape is unable to find a web server that I am trying to connect to.
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by:boingone
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did u input your ISP's DNS ip at /etc/resolv.conf
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hung2k011300 earned 120 total points
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The problem is you do not give Linux the ISP's DNS (Domain Name Service)

How to solve it?

1) If you are the guru, go to /etc/resolv.conf
2) If you are the newbie and use KDE: tell (edit) "kppp" the ISP's DNS.
3) If you are the newbie and don't use KDE, but use GNOME: tell (edit) "linuxconf" the ISP's DNS.

Note:
If my memory is good, the pppd (d = demon) in Peanut or Dragon Linux base on Slackware do not need to "tell" your Linux the ISP's DNS (like when you use Win 95 to connect to the ISP).

Bye now

Hung Le
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thanks
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