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So I cannot connect using my Ubuntu OS but I can with windows The internet can work with Google but as soon as I try any other site it crashes

I ran ifconfig and got the following

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 90:2b:34:13:12:a3  
          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          RX packets:30 errors:0 dropped:30 overruns:0 frame:30
          TX packets:54 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:5126 (5.1 KB)  TX bytes:9875 (9.8 KB)
          Interrupt:41 Base address:0xc000 

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:  Mask:
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

~$ host has address has address has address has address has address has address has address has address has address has address has address has IPv6 address 2607:f8b0:4009:806::100e mail is handled by 30 mail is handled by 20 mail is handled by 50 mail is handled by 10 mail is handled by 40

~$ nm-tool

NetworkManager Tool

State: connected (global)

  • Device: eth0 [WPI-Wired] ---------------------------------------------------- Type: Wired Driver: r8169 State: connected Default: yes HW Address: 90:2B:34:13:12:A3

    Capabilities: Carrier Detect: yes Speed: 1000 Mb/s

    Wired Properties Carrier: on

    IPv4 Settings: Address: Prefix: 25 ( Gateway:

    DNS: DNS: DNS:

Then I try to run something and get

~$ host ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached

Any help would be very much appreciated

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What crashes? Can you describe what actually happens? Ubuntu certainly doesn't crash because you open a connection to another server than :) – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Apr 2 '14 at 3:07
I think he means that Google works (from the cache I guess ;)) but no other site, due to no connection. – Jacob Vlijm Apr 2 '14 at 6:08
can you give as output from nm-tool command? Probably you have problem with dns setting. Also you can try in console host If is your dns setting ok you will got ip address... – 2707974 Apr 2 '14 at 7:40
~$ host has address has address ect – user264436 Apr 3 '14 at 18:24
Ive preformed those commands, let me know if that helps – user264436 Apr 3 '14 at 18:30

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Try different DNS settings: and (short guide here, may be a little outdated but should work:

Also make sure your subnet is correct. I manage over a ton of networks at my day job and a mistyped subnet can cause all sorts of problems.

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