[K12OSN] Only Konqueror Works

Mark Trimble matrimble at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 14:57:04 UTC 2007

Thanks Terrell. It turned out my primary dns entry was wrong, which
definitely accounts for the problems. I'm still a little confused, though,
why Konqueror worked at all!


On 9/12/07, "Terrell Prudé Jr." <microman at cmosnetworks.com> wrote:
>  Mark Trimble wrote:
> I'm perplexed by a problem I'm encountering in K12LTSP fc6. Konqueror
> browses the web without a problem with its proxy settings set to
> "Direct Connection to Internet", while Mozilla Firefox fails to
> function with the same setting. If I change Firefox's proxy settings
> to "Automatic Discovery of Proxy", it will usually load Google, but
> nothing else afterwards. Changing "System:Preferences:Network Proxy"
> from Direct to Manual or Automatic doesn't appear to make a
> difference.
> Yum isn't successful connecting to the Internet either.
> Why would Konqueror work, but nothing else?
>    Try traceroute www.yahoo.com and see what happens.  UNIX/GNU traceroute
> uses one of the high UDP ports.  If that works, then try telnetting (from a
> terminal) to www.yahoo.com on TCP 80.  I suspest that this second step
> won't work.  Any other boxes (UNIX, GNU/Linux, Mac, whatever) that can Web
> surf on the same IP subnet that the K12LTSP server's sitting on?
> --TP
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