Unable to access Internet with Konqueror

Nigel Henry cave.dnb at tiscali.fr
Mon Dec 11 21:45:52 GMT 2006

On Monday 11 December 2006 22:30, Philip Rodrigues wrote:
> 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?
> Regards,
> Philip

Proxy is showing "Connect to the Internet directly", which is the same for all 
my installs

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