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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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Static DNS in Ubuntu Server 16.04 [duplicate]

I am a complete new-be when it comes to Linux and even more so when it concerns Ubuntu. I want to configure the IPv4 settings to have automatic assigning of IP address but manual assigning for DNS. ...
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No write permissions on a file even with `sudo` [duplicate]

I modified /etc/resolv.conf to configure DNS for my VPN. Now I would like to modify it again but I can't. The operation is not permitted even if I use sudo nano /etc/resolv.conf I tried to start in ...
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How To Auto Add To /etc/resolv.conf? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 10.04 Server, you can edit a file and it will automatically add a nameserver to the /etc/resolv.conf on boot. Unfortunately, Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop does not have this feature that I'm aware of,...
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DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers? [duplicate]

I have this persistent and annoying issue. When I first boot up, my desktop can't resolve any DNS names unless I edit the /etc/resolv.conf file and remove the entry for name-server 127.0.0.1 and ...
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/etc/resolv.conf managed by NM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a DNS server via resolv.conf? I discovered (with great disappointment) that in 12.04 the file /etc/resolv.conf no longer contains the real nameserver IP, but just ...
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How to use DNS instead of /etc/hosts? [duplicate]

In /etc/hosts, I can for example input 127.0.0.1 example.com Now I have a nameserver (pdns with postgre-backend), which I want to use in the intranet. So, I tell my dns server, that example.com ...
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Can't connect to Google Starbucks wifi on Ubuntu 17.10

Bug Report Summary For some reason Ubuntu loses track of the IP address associated with the router URL that processes the login to the router. I posted an answer that addresses this. Look for the ...
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ping: unknown host google.com in UBUNTU SERVER [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu Server 12.10. Why if I try: ping google.com ping bitbucket.org or any other website I have: ping: unknown host google.com ping: unknown host bitbucket.org EDIT: ping 8.8.8.8 PING 8.8....
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Ubuntu Bind9 set up and resolv.conf

I found this tutorial the best I've come across and it works! Well done although I can't vote and comment on it due to my site privilege as yet. How do I do a complete BIND9 DNS Server Configuration ...
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APT "Could not resolve 'in.archive.ubuntu.com'" [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am unable to use apt-get update command. I am getting the below error: support@node:~$ sudo apt-get update Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Err http:...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connection is there but no internet access - messed resolvconf

Let me start with a disclaimer: I have tried to fix my problem by reading similar questions & answers, but so far no luck. Not only that, but I think that by making some changes to resolvconf I ...
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internet issues after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 using update manager. After the upgrade, the wifi gets connected but would not display any webpages. If I ping 8.8.8.8 or google.com, there is response. I managed to fix ...
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apt-get not working on Ubuntu VPS

I couldn't install any software using apt-get command in my VPS and the terminal prints: root@ubuntu:~# apt-get install python3 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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I cannot browse the internet using a normal connection but can using Tor

Why can’t I using my normal connection but when I use Tor network it works? I’m using mobile broadband (ppp). I tried to ping www.google.com but the result was mrahimi@CQ40:~$ ping www.google.com ...

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