No web browsing, but can ping with Ubuntu

Jake Pollmann jake.pollmann at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 14:02:01 MDT 2008


On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Joel Finlinson <joel at finlinson.net> wrote:
>     I install Ubuntu Hardy Heron or LinuxMint Daryna on a new HP 6710b
>  laptop and I can't browse the web with Firefox.  I can ping yahoo.com or
>  google.com from a terminal window but cannot browse to them with Firefox
>  (FF3 Beta5).  This doesn't happen with SLED10 and of course XP.

Similar problems have been reported by people using older Qwest's
Actiontec DSL Modems.

What equipment are you using to connect to the Internet?

JP



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