Domain Name System for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet. It translates domain names meaningful to humans into the numerical identifiers associated with networking equipment for the purpose of locating and addressing these devices worldwide.

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SAKIS 3G - Use of Google DNS

I am using UBuntu 12.04 LTS and I am using SAKIS 3G script to connect to my 3g wireless modem, i want to use google DNS by default , i don't know, how to use google DNS in sakis3g script. In native ...
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Cannot access internet until visited once in an IP with browser, DNS-problem?

Just installed Kubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire 5738ZG. Wireless HW: lspci -k 03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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Can't set up IMAP on a working email server

I've been trying to set up my local mail server using this tutorial on my domain Mydomain.me. I got to the point where I can successfully receive mail send to my address but I can't set up an IMAP ...
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Can't resolve local hosts

To start with, my Linux or networking knowledge is fairly basic, so it's probably best to assume that I know nothing. I've been trying (for my own furtherance) to put together some sort of home ...
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How do I remove localhost nameserver from resolv.conf

Currently my /etc/resolv.conf reads: nameserver 127.0.0.1 nameserver 10.255.0.101 nameserver 10.255.0.11 and I want it to instead read: search [my domain] nameserver 10.255.0.101 ...
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Wifi does not work with internet

I just cretaed a dual boot Windows/Ubuntu. My Wifi works properly in windows, but it does not let me go on the Internet when in Ubuntu. DHCP seems to work since I apparently received a 192.168.1.3 ...
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Internet over USB on BeagleBone Black

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on the Beagle Bone Black. This image: https://rcn-ee.net/deb/flasher/raring/BBB-eMMC-flasher-ubuntu-13.04-2013-10-08.img.xz This microcontroller allows to ...
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Can't connect to any hostnames

I am trying to install tasksel via apt-get and then apt-get install tasksel but in both of these processes I get errors and it doesn't install. I have tried pinging the Ubuntu archives and common ...
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408 error in browser using Google or openid on some networks in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have searched here and the web and many other people have similar issues going back a few years (My Google Account not working properly with Ubuntu for example), but no one seems to have fixed it. ...
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Get information about a url in terminal

There's this useful command that gets information about a server when you pass it a url that's pointed at the server in question. I can't remember it though, or find it. It gets the OS of the server, ...
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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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Web sites do not work when I am logged into Google Chrome or need to log in to Google

This problem is really weird. If I log into Google chrome, I can not use Google to search. And I cant log in to sites like this one and Stack Overflow with my Google account. The pages time out with ...
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How to set up FQDN with Dynamic IP?

Can I setup my www.example.com address when I have a dynamic external ip adress (no router) and if so whats needed to make it work? The server is already installed with Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 and LAMP ...
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Slow P2P sharing in ubuntu

Hi after installing ubuntu I found that my download speed , specifically torrent download speeds has gone surprisingly lower than before, I'm not really familiar with configuring network on ...
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How do I see the DNS hint file (root name servers)?

According to Wikipedia's article on the address resolution mechanism of DNS there should be a "hint file" in my OS somewhere, containing IP addresses of a few "root name servers". How do I see this ...
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Suddely internet is not accessible

I am going crazy here. One day everything was working fine. I turned pc off and went to sleep. Next day turn pc on and cannot access internet (from any browser). The situation is: I cannot open any ...
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DNS - Hosting domain - IP provided by ISP

First of all, I am really sorry, still new on the use of Ubuntu and server administration. But I am eager to learn! I purchased an unmanaged VPS server (Ubuntu 12.10) with 2 IP addresses + a domain ...
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How to set up manually a resolved dns record

I'd like to manually and persistently set "goo" to be resolved to one of google.com server IPs.
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Correct way to set DNS

I have a DNS server running on my computer, and I want Ubuntu to use it to resolve addresses. I've setup mydomain.com as a custom domain I went into Network settings, switched to manual in 'Wired', ...
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Ubuntu server and services

I've been using Linux+Plesk Virtual Server as a web server for a while, but I want to give a try on doing it manually, so my question is: I'll have a server which is: 80GB HDD, 4GB RAM, 1TB Bandwith, ...
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ubuntu 12.04.3 - Reverse DNS issue - slow ping interval but normal ping value

i'm running ubuntu 12.04.3 x86 desktop in my corporation environment. I join the corp domain by Likewise open. But when I ping another pc, say hostname is pc-test, "ping pc-test" or "ping ...
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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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SSH: Dynamic DNS vs Port Forwarding

I recently set up SSH on my newly installed ubuntu, and already set up public key authentication and know that it works properly remotely on my local network. Now I decided that I would make it ...
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Ubuntu Server - Websites randomly do not respond

I have a server that is running Ubuntu Server, Apache2, Railo, mySQL, Tomcat, and Icecast/EZStream My issue started last week. I have 3 websites pointed to this server with the same DNS, IP address ...
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DNS issues on Ubuntu 12.04 with OpenVPN

I followed this guide to setup openvpn on my home network. I accidentally downloaded ubuntu 12.10 at first and without noticing, I went ahead and followed the guide... Then I did some stuff from ...
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dns configuration problem bind9

Following is my bind9 configuration the domain I want to configure is home.lan it is home network /etc/bind/named.conf.local is following zone "home.lan" IN { type master; file ...
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MaaS dhcp cannot be detected at node installation

I am installing a MaaS Ubuntu 12.04 by ISO with virtualbox as the host machine. I have a problem on the cluster management during the process of adding the node. The node cannot detect the dhcp ...
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how can i rewrite url to a specific ip or another domain in dnsmasq? [duplicate]

i added two lines: address=/dev/127.0.0.1 address=/g.cn/127.0.0.1 to /etc/dnsmasq.conf file, and i have nginx listened 80 port. open urls like http://xxx.dev/, i can see nginx's default site. ...
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Ubuntu networking - DNS/DHCP

How to configure Ubuntu 13.04 as my DNS (Domain Name Server) and DHCP server for other Linux client machines? Master server ip configuration- ip address: 192.168.200.100 gateway: 192.168.200.1 name: ...
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domain-name dhcp option not applying to hostname -f

My Ubuntu 12.04.3 machine is not getting the domain-name option from dhcp applied to the FQDN returned by hostname -f (dnsdomainname returns nothing). Ip config: # ip a 1: lo: ...
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virtualbox, MAAS: help needed

Ok, I made some progress wrt the original question (still below). I found /etc/maas/dhcpd.conf contained option domain-name-servers 10.0.3.15, and changed it to 192.168.0.11. After restarting the ...
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Setting dns-nameservers on a Bonded Network Connection

We have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 Server. There are two network interfaces on this server (eth0 and eth1), which we've bonded as bond0. DNS is not working currently.. if I ping google.com I get ...
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diffrence between the DNS setting in etc/resolv conf and etc/network/interfaces

I want to know the difference between DNS settings in /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/network interfaces. For example when I share internet connection from other computer(XP), I used to add the name server ...
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How to resolve bootloader problem in Ubuntu 13.04?

Yesterday, I did something that damaged the bootloader of my Ubuntu 13.04. Then I had to install Lubuntu 13.04, and I'm now using the Grub of Lubuntu. The problem is in the opening screen Ubuntu gives ...
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Publish own DNS Server and website with own domain name [duplicate]

I'm trying to publish my own website with my own bind9 DNS server running in Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 I've registered the domain name example.com.ar in nic.ar (entity that registers domains in ...
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How to ping an IDN domain with its non-ASCII name?

For all I see, I cannot ping (or dig) IDN domain names using their non-ASCII names, only their ASCII 'backend' with xn-- prefix. I am about to add several such names to the configuration of a DNS ...
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Website access only with ip

I recently installed Linaro Ubuntu 12.04 on my cubie development board and I can access websites only with ip adresses, for example I can access google with 74.125.224.72. I also can ping only ip ...
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Why can't I set a static IP address for my Linux box?

I'm trying to set up a static local IP address for my Linux computer for port-forwarding purposes. As per every single guide that exists on this subject, I've edited my /etc/network/interfaces and ...
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Why is the /etc/hosts file not working?

I have been having problems with this for a while and have tried everything I know, so I figured it was finally time to ask for some help. Any edit I make to /etc/hosts just doesn't work. Example: ...
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How do I configure my DNS settings in Ubuntu server?

According to this page it appears to be simple. However, /etc/bind does not exist on the default installation of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS server. So, without installing any further software, how can ...
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BIND9 and external domain

I need a little help concerning the configuration of BIND 9 in Ubuntu server 12.04.2. We have a domain company.com with an external registrar. With this, we can manage all DNS settings for the website ...
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How to perform something like windows domain or active directory in Ubuntu Environment

I am already running old windows 2008 server used for DNS Server and Domain Server. My users can use the office computer only if they have username registered in the domain server. Also, domain server ...
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Guide to set-up DNS and Multiple domain on Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know, how to set-up a DNS server and to run multiple websites on a single VPS server. I already have a VPS server and I've installed webmin for my ease.. I'm still confused how to set ...
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VPN connection DNS server order reversed

In fixing my admittedly somewhat custom setup on my Ubuntu 12.04 workstation, when I connect the VPN connection, the DNS server of it is added to the bottom of /etc/resolv.conf instead of the top, ...
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DNS Server or NameServer

Edit connection Mobile Broadband : select network name : Edit IP4 settings: Under Methods : Automatic PPP and Automatic PPP address only Changed DNS Server to: 198.153.192.40 and Search Domains ...
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Virtual Box guest (Windows7) in Ubuntu 12.04 (host) not connecting to the internet.

Have a Virtual Box running Win7 inside an Ubuntu host - the guest does not connect to the internet, but the host does. It is using an intel pro/1000 MT Desktop adapter with settings set to ...
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How to troubleshoot slow web browsing in Ubuntu VBox guest (Windows host)?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VirtualBox guest running on a Windows 7 host. Until recently it had been working flawlessly1. Since a few days ago, however, web browsing in this Ubuntu VBox has been ...
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Can't set DNS with Static IP

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I uninstalled DHCP. I set my IP address to 192.168.1.200 and it's working just fine. I can connect to it via my other internet network machines. However, I've tried to ...
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sudo service networking start doesn't work

I just configured dns-nameservers in /etc/network/interfaces. To make it take effect instantly, I typed sudo service networking stop, the desktop seems to kill some processes, anyway the UI is ...