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I have Ubuntu 12.04 running in virtual box inside Windows 7. I have the network adapter set as NAT and everything networking wise seems to be running smoothly (internet / git ect.). However, for some reason, svn always times out when i.e

michael@michael-VirtualBox:~/Documents/deleteme$ svn co svn://svn.openwrt.org/openwrt/trunk/
svn: Can't connect to host 'svn.openwrt.org': Connection timed out

Somebody suggested to me that I might need to change what ports svn uses.

Does anybody have any idea how to diagnose / solve the problem? Thanks!

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Are you behind a proxy? –  i08in Dec 4 '13 at 18:36
    
Can you ping svn.openwrt.org? –  falconer Dec 4 '13 at 19:16
    
Yeah I can ping it no problem. I don't think I am behind a proxy however, I just realised my network might be blocking the required ports.. –  Tom celic Dec 5 '13 at 10:35
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That's likely. Then allow that port (3690) and problem solved. –  falconer Dec 5 '13 at 11:37
    
Did you manage to solve this by opening that port? –  falconer Dec 10 '13 at 8:43

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