[kde-linux] how to troubleshoot browser - http
brent.heard at ic24.net
Thu Dec 1 13:16:13 UTC 2005
this sounds silly but (assuming you are using a router for connection) have
you tried powering down your router and restarting.
I'm fairly new to Linux and I have a home network of 3 linux machines sharing
a common internet connection through an ADSL router. The router has a DNS and
DHCP server built-in and sometimes it fails in a similar way. I find that
pinging machines on the local network will work, but pinging your ISP or
Google etc fails. So I agree with Jan its likely to be a DNS failure -
probably the quickest, simplest thing to do is hit the big switch.
You may also need to restart your client,
My system is mandrake, as root from the command line I would type
this stops the client.
Next I type,
this restarts the client.
So for example on a working system with the client stopped using 'ifdown eth0'
if I should attempt to start a browser then I am able to reproduce your
On Thursday 01 Dec 2005 07:39, Robert wrote:
> All my browsers stopped working today: they cannot access any web site when
> I type http://a_asite.
> I verified that my connection works using host -a or ping.
> I tried to go online with Konqueror and I get the same result: "Unknown
> Host. an error occured while loading http://www.google.com".
> There is something wrong in a component between kde and the http
> connection. Any idea of where to start to troubleshoot?
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