No web browsing, but can ping with Ubuntu

Joel Finlinson joel at finlinson.net
Tue Apr 29 14:56:00 MDT 2008


On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 2:02 PM, Jake Pollmann <jake.pollmann at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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.comor
> >  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
>

     This is at a work location.  Standard Qwest T1 with Cisco routers and a
Netware 6.5 Server providing DHCP.



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