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ping: unknown host google.com in UBUNTU SERVER [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu Server 12.10. Why if I try: ping google.com ping bitbucket.org or any other website I have: ping: unknown host google.com ping: unknown host bitbucket.org EDIT: ...
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DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers?

I have this persistent and annoying issue. When I first boot up, my desktop can't resolve any DNS names unless I edit the /etc/resolv.conf file and remove the entry for name-server 127.0.0.1 and ...
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network configuration in ubuntu 12.10

my windows 7 settings is below and its working properly. IP address 192.168.46.31 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Default gateway 192.168.46.1 Preferred DNS server 10.230.253.253 Alternet DNS server ...
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Noip not working on ubuntu 12.10

I have used noip on windows, it's a great tool. I have also installed it on ubuntu 12.10, but it seems to be not working somehow. I have apache installed on my machine, I start it with ...
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How to enable nameserver via VPN

I use VPN (openvpn) on Ubuntu 13.04. I see the IP-s through VPN correctly. The problem is, although I configure the nameserver in the network manager I still doesn't see the domains. The exported VPN ...
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Cannot resolve dns on 12.10 install

I am very new to networking on Ubuntu so I have been struggling with this issue for several hours now. I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 and I am unable to resolve DNS when using my ...
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Identify “rogue” internet accessing Applications

At the moment I have an application/service/widget/plugin/cronjob whatever, accessing the internet on a regular basis. I could go into the details of my specific issue but I'd rather have an answer ...
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Extrememly slow DNS lookup

Ubuntu 12.10 I'll explain the first problem. Sometimes when I load a webpage it never finishes loading and it says cannot reach server or something like that. When I ping that website, the terminal ...
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how to force ssl with default-ssl without DNS?

I know this has been covered everywhere, and I've actually made this work on another server, but I can't seem to get it to work. I have this RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on ...
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DNS Address For All Future Connections Ubuntu 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and usually use OpenDNS or DynDNS for each of my network connections. However it can be a inconvenient having to set the DNS address for each connection individually... Is ...
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1answer
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Inconsistent ability to resolve DNS on Ubuntu 12.10 fresh install

For machines on my local network I use my router (running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std-nokaid-small) to DHCP IP addresses and to resolve names. I now frequently notice that my web browsers can't ...
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1answer
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VPN not setting all DNS nameservers

I have searched for a solution to my problem but I just get people who have issues who can't resolve any of their workplace names. My issue is I can't resolve ONE of my workplace servers. I have the ...
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ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo b570e, WiFi connected but not working

I'm running ubuntu 12.10 liveUSB on a lenovo b570e. It has an atheros wifi card that connects with my home network but I can't browse AT ALL. My network is multiple clients --> router --> isp ...
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DNS ERROR using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu 12.10

Hello I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I love the interface. However I am disappointed that I cannot access the web. I my wired and wireless connections are present but when I try to connect ...
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1answer
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Slow DNS Resolution after upgrade

I've been having some strange issues with what also seems to be a resolution issue. Some sites load (very slowly), others time out. Not sure how to troubleshoot this one but would appreciate help, and ...
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Virtualbox DNS stopped working on upgrade to 12.10

I have a Debian image setup on Virtualbox that uses the default NAT to access the internet. It was working fine before I upgraded to 12.10. After I upgraded the DNS lookups no longer work. I still can ...
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DNS resolution fails after 12.10 upgrade

After my upgrade to 12.10, DNS resolution seems to fail for both local and external addresses. I can successfully ping local and external IP addresses (google.com, at least), but pinging DNS names ...