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I think network-manager uses dnsmasq as local DNS server. So that's why it is showing your localhost IP as DNS server. To change that, look at How can I disable the DNS that Network Manager uses? This local DNS server (dnsmasq) will use your router DNS server if you use dhcp or whatever DNS server is configured in the router (dhcp) configuration.


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Not knowning the addresses of the dns servers, the best place to check is google: dig whatiaminterestedin @8.8.8.8 Do notice that updates can easily take 24 hours or more. It's not common, but it happens.


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I did a little searching and found some answers, not quite identical but should work, it's supposed to be "easy" using the Ubuntu GUI tools. It'll set up some IP tables / NAT magic (somehow), so we were close with using "route - show / manipulate the IP routing table" but just didn't know the "secret words" On the internet connected computer (server), go to ...


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I finally got this to work. In addition to making sure that the AWS Security Groups allow all relevant ports, I made the following changes to PuTTY (my Windows SSH client): Enabled X11 Forwarding under PuTTY Configuration --> Connection --> SSH --> X11 Set up port forwarding under PuTTY Configuration --> Connection --> SSH --> Tunnels for 5901 then I ...


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Keep your network cable plugged in. In Network Manager disconnect from your network Set /etc/resolv.conf to these 3 lines: # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) generated by resolvconf(8) # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE BY HAND -- YOUR CHANGES WILL BE OVERWRITTEN nameserver 127.0.0.1 (Note: 127.0.0.1 instead of 127.0.1.1) In Network Manager ...


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On current desktop versions of Ubuntu (using NetworkManager), DNS resolution is provided via a local process called dnsmasq that listens on port 53 of localhost - that's why your DNS server appears to be 127.0.0.1 in this instance. In turn, dnsmasq gets its information from the upstream server specified as part of the interface definition, either manually ...



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