resolv.conf - resolver configuration file

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Google Chrome DNS error for a second

When I navigate to some pages on Google Chrome, I get a DNS error, usually for a second or two before the page loads. I'm not sure what is causing it. The error I get is the generic: This web page ...
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Trying to change the nameservers, I am stuck by the complexity I found

I am trying to change the nameservers being used by my Ubuntu machine (just my laptop, not a server). In the good old days in which I was using Slackware I just needed to edit /etc/resolv.conf and my ...
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DNS only seems to work with VPS provider's servers

On Ubuntu Server 15.04. My /etc/resolv.conf is the only place I can find DNS servers and it looks like this: # Automatically generated by OnApp (2.3.1) domain localdomain nameserver [vps_provider_ip] ...
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how to update /etc/resolv.conf in ubuntu

I have made changes to "/etc/reslov.conf" and want to changes to take effect. I tried following this but still no effect $ sudo su sudo: unable to resolve host accretive-new32GB-ephimeral-new ...
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WiFi connection much slower on 14.04 than windows

I just installed Ubuntu and am very new to it, but my connection is super slow: downloading at a rate of 8kb/s whereas on Windows I download a rate of 4MB/s on a 70mbps internet connection. How ...
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Why is a nameserver address not removed from resolv.conf when disconnecting from my work network?

Using networkmanager and dnsmasq. When I'm at work I have a wifi connection that is statically configured with IP, dns server, and domain search. When I connect, resolv.conf has both the server and ...
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DNS is not working, /etc/resolv.conf is not overwritten. Why?

I have this configuration in my server in the Network Manager connection: /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/wired-connection [connection] id=wired-connection uuid=0c501f08acc5497cb7... ...
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getting openconnect vpn to work through network-manager

this is the same issue as here: Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui , but my additions to it were deleted and i was asked to create a new question. in fact, there are a number of folks asking ...
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nameserver 127.0.1.1 in resolv.conf won't go away!

I've read that I should have nameserver 127.0.1.1 in my /etc/resolv.conf file only if my machine has its own DNS server. Since it doesn't, having it causes problems. But no matter what I do I can not ...
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network manager: how to stop nm updating /etc/resolv.conf

I do not want network manager to add DNS servers received from DHCP to my /etc/resolv.conf. When configuring from GUI/Connections/IPV4 and choose the method Automatic (address only) it still adds DNS ...
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I deleted my resolv.conf how do I get it back or how do I create it again

I was changing my DHCP IP address to static on my server by sudo gedit /etc/network/interfaces and managed to edit the file and save it. I then went to change resolv.conf but then it went blank and ...
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Can not edit resolv.conf

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have to edit the resolv.conf file So this is what I am trying to do sudo su vi /etc/resolv.conf But when I try to edit it says the file is read only When I try to ...
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Nslookup resolves search domain but ping does not (14.10) [duplicate]

At my company, many of our configuration scripts, etc use just the server name. For example, http://server rather than http://server.company.com. I have configured the search domain in the GUI Network ...
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pdnsd in 12.04LTS precise pangolin

how to install and configure pdnsd to make it work I tried configuring my self but couldn't make that work now I've removed that and asked here for help I also messed up the /etc/pdnsd.conf and ...
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Fixing resolv.conf from Comcast Meddling

So I'm trying to get Ruby on Rails set-up on my development machine (with a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04). Everything is going well until I get this lovely message from the terminal: $ gem install ...
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How do I stop “search home.network” from appearing in my resolv.conf?

"search home.network" keeps appearing my resolv.conf. Because of that some web pages don't load. Is there some way of disabling it? My resolv.conf is managed by Puppet.
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Symbolic link to resolv.conf strange behaviour in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded my PC to Ubuntu 14.04. I then experienced major problem in DNS resolution that did not work anymore. I finally found the following: in /etc, there is a 'resolv.conf' wihich is a ...
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Unable to use Internet (hosts unknown) after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 - DNS Resolv.conf problem

I upgraded my PC two days ago from 12.04 (desktop) to 14.04 (desktop). Since then, I am unable to surf on the internet. More exactly, I have the connection (wired) but not host resolving. I have ...
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Where does `resolvconf` gets the IPs of DNS servers from?

On a server machine, I have the /etc/network/interfaces file similar to: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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KVM DNS access guest by using its hostname (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a guest machine running ubuntu 14.04 on an Ubuntu 14.04 host running KVM/QEMU. Everything works fine except for one thing. Given my guest's hostname is virtual-machine-1, I would like to be ...
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I can't fix the resolution on virtual box for ubuntu 14.04 The resolution is set to 2560x1965

I need help in solving this problem. I have tried doing that through system settings but to no avail I cannot reach the part to change the resolution. Is there another way I can set it to another ...
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How to set DNS exclusively for a Network Namespace

I've created a network namespace. I thought there was a resolv.conf file for each namespaces created but it's not the case on my system (Ubuntu 14.04). I don't have the following path ...
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Connecting to internet over wifi or tether, DHCP does not set DNS [duplicate]

sorry for bad english. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a strange internet connection problem. When I'm at work I can access internet via DHCP wireless and wired without problems. When I'm at ...
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I messed up my /etc/hosts and /etc/resolv.conf files, now my network doesn't work. How can I reset it?

I tweaked my system by installing ftp server and a dns server. I think in the process I messed up resolv.conf and the hosts file. Now I want to restore it but am not able to do so. I am using ...
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Problem with resolv.conf

I made these changes to resolv.conf today and when i restarted my laptop i cannot connect to the internet. It says server cant be found. These commands were given to me by unoDNS when trying to delete ...
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Trouble with resolv.conf [duplicate]

I recently tried to delete unoDNS from my laptop. A member of their team gave me some commands to input in a terminal. It looked like it changed the nameserver address back to 8.8.8.8. But after I ...
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Setting pdnsd server

I installed pdnsd: it is correctly working. My problem is that it ignores the opendns server I provided in the "server" section of pdnsd.conf labeled "resolvconf": instead of it, it uses the server ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server will not resolve

I am at a loss as to why I can't resolve. I am sure I am missing something and I hope someone can help. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 server. After setting to static, I can not resolve host names (to ...
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Why would having multiple nameservers in resolv.conf cause nslookup to fail, but a single entry work?

I have a resolv.conf on ubuntu 12.04 that looks like this (IP addresses have been changed to nonsense): search internal.mydomain.com nameserver 205.169.169.193 That nameserver is not authoritative ...
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Is it safe to purge resolvconf if you handle /etc/resolv.conf via puppet?

We have multiple servers running 12.04 LTS and 10.04 LTS with static network settings. Is it safe to purge the package resolvconf if you handle /etc/resolv.conf via puppet?
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dhclient.conf supersede stanzas ignored

I'm putting the following lines at the top (also tried the bottom) of my dhclient.conf file: send host-name "hostname"; supersede domain-name "my-domain-name" supersede domain-search "my-domain-name" ...
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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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“domain” in resolv.conf shows the wrong domain name

I have noticed that the "domain" field in /etc/resolv.conf contains the domain name of a network I do not use any more. Is there a program/application available that can search for the right domain ...
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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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Changing/Setting DNS settings on boot

I have a situation where i do not give access to a machine, but there may be circumstances where the IP settings need to be changed. I have overcome this by providing a USB stick with a file with both ...
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What's the downside of choosing <Yes> in resolvconf's configuration dialog?

An automatic restart by its Windows host has somehow messed up my Ubuntu (12.04 lts) VirtualBox's resolvconf. (For one thing, /etc/resolv.conf is gone.) Therefore, I ran % sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...
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Adding nameserver in resolv.conf

Im using Ubuntu server edition. In that it's configured to use ip address provided by DHCP. Now, I want to edit the resolv.conf file so that it points to the nameservers that I want to define. ...
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Resolv.conf: presence of 'search localdomain' fails correct DNS lookup

Scenario: Attempt to resolve host named 'puppet' in domain 'puppet.mydomain.com' Resolution is successful if the resolv.conf file does not include search directive for 'localdomain' and only the ...
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search lan in resolv.conf

On 12.04 server, I have static NIC config, but I want to remove lan from the dns search path, or resolv.conf. This is auto-generated as we know. I don't want it to search anything, except for what I ...
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Where has the /var/run/nm-dns-dnsmasq.conf file gone? [duplicate]

In 12.04 I could find out which nameservers are registered by "cat"ing the /var/run/nm-dns-dnsmasq.conf file, but now in 13.04 this file has gone. Where is it or how else can I get this list? ...
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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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How do I configure IPv4 connection to use a DNS accessible only over IPv6?

I'm trying to make my system resolve IPv4 addresses over an IPv6 connection because my IPv6 connection is more secure (yes, it really is. Long story). The IPv6 nameserver resolves IPv4 addresses; it ...
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Regenerate resolv.conf from dhclient.conf without releasing/renewing IP?

When I make changes to dhclient.conf such as modifying the DNS search path (so that the changes don't get lost on reboot or DHCP renews), how do I regenerate /etc/resolv.conf? That page suggests ...
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Why does Ubuntu spends so much time setting the network at startup?

Booting got very slow about the time I began testing Ubuntu 12.10 quantal. I think networking is one of the causes. I suspect networking is doing a lot of work that is unnecessary (since it was very ...
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How do I change /etc/resolv.conf? [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 12.04. How do I change /etc/resolv.conf file ? Every time I edit it, it automatically gets reset. If I want to retain changes in the file what needs to be done. When I browsed ...
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Easiest way to assign a static IP address for a LAMP server / VBox snapshot

I want to create a basic Ubuntu 12.04 LAMP server under VBox. Once I have it configured with a base Data set I want to Snapshot that and be able to hand it off to my development partners to use. ...
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How do I activate a local caching nameserver?

I want to have strong DNS cache server on my local host (server). So I need to change name server to my localhost. How can I change it? byt this config it seems I must don't change it via editor so ...
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DNS suddenly broken in Ubuntu VirtualBox

My Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox (Windows 7 host) suddenly stopped connecting to remote servers unless I refer to them by their IP addresses. I'm looking for a way to fix this problem (or at least to ...
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The “resolv.conf” file becomes empty after each restart [duplicate]

The "/etc/resolv.conf" file becomes empty after each restart and I lose the DNS data set in it. It only contains the following text each time: # Generated by NetworkManager What should I do?
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What does “sudo echo nameserver 8.8.8.8 > /etc/resolv.conf” do?

Can someone please tell me what sudo echo nameserver 8.8.8.8 > /etc/resolv.conf does? I used to have random dropping of internet connection for 15 seconds to 3 mins but after using this command, ...