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I am not able to ping http://ushou-appeng01/ufm/Firmware/packages in Kubuntu 10.04. This link is accessed in my ltib file. When I tried to ping this link from the bash shell, it gave me a "Host Not Found" error.

Could you please tell me what is wrong here?

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There is no domain name? Please check whether this link is for some local network.. also you shouldn't ping a http adress. You should ping a server like ping google.com not ping http://google.com. This looks like domain name issue thus is off topic –  Web-E Jul 5 '12 at 11:13
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@Web-E I highly recommend turning this comment into an answer. –  Eliah Kagan Jul 5 '12 at 12:03
    
Tanuj, is ushou-appeng01 an application server on your local machine or something? –  Thomas W. Jul 5 '12 at 19:00
    
It seems to me that this question was closed based on a mistaken understanding of what was being asked, and should therefore be reopened. I've posted this meta question where I've explained my reasoning, and where this can be discussed. –  Eliah Kagan Aug 31 '12 at 20:58
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closed as off topic by fluteflute, belacqua, Jorge Castro, RolandiXor, jokerdino Aug 23 '12 at 6:51

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looks like ushou-appeng01 is not valid domain.

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It might be valid on the OP's network. The only way to know is to use the ping command correctly. ping does not use HTTP (it doesn't use any application-layer protocol, it doesn't even use UDP or TCP). Hopefully Web-E's comment will be an answer soon. –  Eliah Kagan Jul 5 '12 at 12:16
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