Unable to access Internet with Konqueror

Philip Rodrigues philip.rodrigues at chch.ox.ac.uk
Mon Dec 11 21:30:00 GMT 2006

Nigel Henry wrote:

> I had some network problems on Debian Etch which turned out to be due to
> zeroconf being installed. Gkrellm was displaying, not the
> correct machine address, which is After messing with
> ifconfig, and route I eventually got a suggestion to remove zeroconf, and
> that has Gkrellm now showing the correct address.
> KDE version is 3.5.5, and Konqueror is also 3.5.5. I also messed with
> KDE's control centre's, Internet & Network/Network Settings to try and
> resolve this problem, before being told to remove zeroconf.
> Now I can access the Internet with Opera, and Firefox. I can also use
> KDE's Konsole with apt-get to get updates, and Kmail will retrieve mail
> ok, but Konqueror doesn't appear to be able to get access to the gateway,
> which is the Smoothwall firewall at This doesn't seem to be a
> DNS problem, as Konqueror cannot access the Smoothwalls webserver, which
> is accessable with just the IP address, and port.
> Anybody got any magical KDE incantations to fix this?

Perhaps you set something in control center->Internet and Network->proxy
that needs to be unset?

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