a program that manages the resolv.conf file.

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DNS routing after PPTP connection

I use a PPTP VPN to connect to my work's environment, but don't know how to configure DNS resolution the way it seems appropriate. When I connect via Network Manager I get two servers in ...
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Why is the content of /run/resolvconf/interface/NetworkManager changed every time I reboot?

I have some issue with my dns configuration, so I googled and picked up a solution by 1) editing /run/resolvconf/interface/NetworkManager and 2) running sudo resolvconf -u. This helped a little ...
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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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DNS configured in network manager but not working

I have 2 DNS configured in network manager for my connection (Selected DHCP Addresses only). The DNS are working good if used with nslookup. /run/resolvconf/resolv.conf # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) ...
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Where is the content of my generated resolv.conf coming from?

I have a Ubuntu 14.10 server with resolvconf installed. In /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/base, I have: nameserver 127.0.0.1 In /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/head, I have: # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) ...
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dpkg: error processing package resolvconf (--configure): (current status `half-installed')

I was installing g++ and the progress remained 0% for long time. So, I thought there is some problem with reolveconf and executed the following commands. sudo apt-get --download-only --reinstall ...
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How do you update the DNS resolver configuration without causing downtime?

A note New question, since everything else on this matter appears to be outdated and/or conflicting. Hold your close votes, please :) The problem On stock installs of Ubuntu 12 and 14 Server, the ...
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Resolvconf doesn't generate nameserver IP when I used openvswitch?

Why can't resolvconf generate dns-server or how to troubleshoot it? root@openstack-controller-01[Standby]:/home/user01# cat /etc/resolv.conf # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) ...
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Removed resolvconf can't install anymore

As stated in the title, I removed resolvconf (with reinstalling in mind because name resolution was acting up) but now I'm unable to install this package. I tried two things: apt-get install ...
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The /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/head configuration doesn't do anything

I'm trying to get a persistent name server for my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. Every time I reboot my computer or run sudo service network-manager restart the name server in the /etc/resolv.conf changed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server Install Unable to Connect to Network via Ethernet

I have tried so much and cannot seem to configure the ethernet network properly. I've looked at past questions that have similar issues but none of them resolved my issues. Note that my ethernet ...
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How to configure Ubuntu to use all nameservers detected by dnsmasq?

I am having trouble resolving DNS names on an internal VPN network, even though dnsmasq successfully detects nameservers on the VPN. The following is relevant output from /var/log/syslog: ...
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dns not resolving

I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 and DNS no longer resolves. I've got a static IP in /etc/network/interfaces with dns-nameservers and dns-search lines. My resolv.conf file appears to be the correct ...
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Server with two DHCP NICs: How to define whose nameserver to use?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with two NICs, both get their configuration via DHCP. eth0 is connected to the internet, eth1 is connected to an internal subnet. I want that server to always use the ...
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dns-nameserver entries are ignored after 127.x.x.x

I'm trying to configure a static eth0 in a 1404 vps (lxc container). My interface config is auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.1 netmask 255.255.0.0 gateway 192.168.10.10 ...
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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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Static ip but dynamic nameservers?

Trying to change nameserver' settings for a Ubuntu-13.04 server I came upon this situation! /etc/network/interfaces : # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how ...
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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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How to add two IPv6 dns-nameservers into /etc/network/interfaces?

With IPv4, I can add two DNS Name Servers without any problem, like this: "dns-nameservers 8.8.4.4 8.8.8.8" Then on my resolv.conf I got: nameserver 8.8.4.4 nameserver 8.8.8.8 BUT, it does ...
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How to edit /etc/resolv.conf on Ubuntu 12.04

I have two network interfaces configured via DHCP. As a result, /etc/resolv.conf is populated with information coming from the DHCP server. How can I edit this file? I know that if I add prepend ...
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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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Cannot access internet due to tampering with resolv.conf

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and attempted to fix an issue with running wicd through the instructions from this answer. After following these instructions, the program wicd works, and my wired and ...
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How can I use a local DNS server?

I need to test a few websites on my local network. I've already setup a DNS server with bind9 for my internet domains, and that works. I can also add a few domains to the /etc/hosts file, so I can ...
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What is the preferred way to setup resolvconf on Ubuntu in ec2?

I had been using Ubuntu 10.04.3 or 11.04. In either of these versions, hostnames like ec2-123-45-6-7.compute-1.amazonaws.com would resolve to a private in the 10.0.0.0/8 range. After upgrading to ...
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Why does resolvconf change a domain to a search keyword?

I am trying to get a domain xxx.yy into the /etc/resolv.conf. Before, there are only nameserver entries. I add the domain to the previously empty /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/base. After running ...
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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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Resolvconf is ignoring domain-names received by dhcpclient

My workstation is connected to a network which uses dhcp for IP-configuration. I'm running 12.04 which is using /etc/network/interfaces for the network configuration. For eth0 I have: auto eth0 iface ...
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How do I control the order of nameserver addresses in resolv.conf?

I need to re-order /etc/resolv.conf to list the nameserver provided by eth1 dhcp before the nameserver provided by eth0 dhcp on a 12.04 server (no NetworkManager). I edited ...
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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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Upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04, lost internet connectivity

Since I upgraded my HP Proliant Server from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04, I am unable to: ping google.com ping 8.8.8.8 browse the internet with Firefox git fetch origin cap deploy from a remote machine I ...
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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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Can resolve hostname via dns using `host` but can't ping/ssh/ntp

I'm setting up a local network and have configured a DNS server. I can resolve hostnames by querying the DNS server, but no programs can look them up. I uninstalled libnss-mdns and removed ...