resolv.conf - resolver configuration file

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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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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 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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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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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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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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12.04 VPN/resolv.conf issues

According to http://www.stgraber.org/2012/02/24/dns-in-ubuntu-12-04/ resolv.conf contains only a single record for local dnsmasq server When I connect to OpenVPN server using network-manager-openvpn ...
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resolveconf -u keeps adding an unwanted search domain to resolve.conf

I have my desktop computer configured with a static IP address: However, /etc/resolve.conf keeps getting overwritten with: nameserver 127.0.0.1 search localdomain example.com This seems to ...
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name resolution: host command works, but not ping

This question as a lot of duplicate, but none of them applies to my setup. This baffles me, as my setup is relatively simple: Setup I have no mdns in my /etc/nsswitch.conf # cat /etc/nsswitch.conf ...
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From where comes /run/resolvconf/interface/eth0.dhclient file

I'm searching for original configuration file that is the source for generating /run/resolvconf/interface/eth0.dhclient file. That file contain DNS server names and the domain name for my machine. I'...
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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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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 usr/...
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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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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 /etc/netns/...
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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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Different nameservers for different networks

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my work laptop. Currently I live abroad and I only have this one computer, and I take it home after work to use as my personal computer. The problem is that the nameserver used ...
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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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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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DNS servers not correctly set in VPN

I have to use an OpenVPN network to work from home, and I occasionally have problems getting DNS to resolve. The problem comes and goes, and I can't reproduce it reliably. I took the OpenVPN config ...
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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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OEM install asking for nameservers after oem-config-prepare

I'm trying to create an install image of server 15.10 that I can deploy to a few dozen machines by running through the OEM install, customizing packages and settings, then running "oem-config-prepare"....
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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 root@...
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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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nameserver in resolv.conf not getting updated

I'm trying to use a dns service on my xenial. I have added the following line to dhclient.conf. prepend domain-name-servers 208.67.222.222,208.67.220.220; After reconnecting or rebooting resolv....