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Switch DNS by command-line? (Like Google DNS/OpenDNS <-> whatever the system default is)

How do I switch DNS by command-line? I mean like, changing between Google DNS or OpenDNS and whatever the system default is.
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1answer
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What happen when 'unable to resolve host' still exist on terminal?

After editing etc/hosts and hostname, 'unable to resolve host' still exist on my terminal, I still don't know what is the cause. Although my computer and my terminal runs so well. I'm only using ...
1
vote
1answer
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Why can't I ping “http:/ushou-appeng01/ufm/…”? [closed]

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 ...
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5answers
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Command-line to list DNS servers

Is there a command to list dns servers? I tried $ cat /etc/resolv.conf # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) generated by resolvconf(8) # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE BY HAND -- YOUR ...
2
votes
1answer
480 views

Is there any easy way to trace a route in ubuntu?

Is there any easy way to track the route that an request takes in Ubuntu? For example, tell me what the DNS servers are, which servers it redirects through before reaching the final page, etc. Is ...
2
votes
2answers
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Configuring bind9 views so I can have DNS services?

I want to configure bind9 using the Ubuntu terminal to have the DNS resolve a local name, not a domain name. For example, if I type in Nicole it will resolve my IP address in a local network fashion. ...
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votes
3answers
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Is there a command to see who owns an Internet domain?

Is there a command to see who owns a specific Internet domain address? I have tried with whois example.com and I get some information. But for "holder" there is just a "user ID". Is there any way to ...