Connection problem

Claude Jones claude_jones at
Mon Jun 28 21:08:44 UTC 2004

Alexander: I had received one other private admonition to this effect. It  
has been duly noted - I hadn't been aware of the problem of doing things  
in this way. The error shall not be repeated.

Claude Jones

On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 22:16:55 +0200, Alexander Dalloz  
<alexander.dalloz at> wrote:

> Am Mo, den 28.06.2004 schrieb Claude Jones um 18:15:
>> This is another new user question: I have successfully set up my first  
>> Linux system and
>> connected to the internet via dial-up (this is a home system). I was  
>> able to get my modem
>> to work by using the Network Device Control dialogue where I was able  
>> to configure my
>> modem to dial up my ISP. This works well. When I tried to use KPPP,  
>> however, I had a
>> problem. There are a few more settings in KPPP, but I basically took  
>> the defaults,
>> entering the ISP info where required. It dials out and connects fine.  
>> When I try to use
>> mail or a browser, however, it gives me an error. Does someone have an  
>> idea? Is this a
>> permissions issue, or a firewall setting? I've been through the  
>> settings in KPPP and tried
>> a couple of alternatives, but they don't seem to make a difference.
>> Claude Jones
> Please don't hijack foreign threads: don't reply to a list mail when you
> want to post a fresh new one!
> Check your /etc/resolv.conf file to have the nameservers of your ISP in
> there.
> Alexander

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