[SOLVED] - Debian Squeeze DNS Issue

Help with issues regarding installation of Debian

[SOLVED] - Debian Squeeze DNS Issue

Postby lkraemer » 2011-02-16 22:25

I've switched from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, to Fedora 14, to Debian Squeeze 64 Bit, and I have to say THANKS to all the DEVELOPERS.
Everything seems to work wonderful with just a couple of problems............

Problem #1 - I've added Iceweasel to the Top Left Menu, just to the right of "Epiphany" and have it LOCKED to the Panel.
But, when I Power Down, and restart the Iceweasel Icon is gone. Is there something I am missing, or doing wrong?

Problem #2 - After Install my Wifi came up working, with the exception that I have to ADD the OpenDNS Servers
(208.67.200.200 & 208.67.222.222) under SYSTEM -> ADMINISTRATION -> NETWORK to be able to go to any website,
without an Error. I can Ping http://www.yahoo.com and get a successful Ping but the DNS Servers aren't being inserted on
initial install to allow access to any website. These also appear to be CLEARED on Power Down, and I must insert the
DNS Server Information on each Boot. Is there something I am missing or doing wrong?

I also would like to know how long Debian Squeeze will be supported with upgrades, before I'll need to upgrade to another
Version. Do you have a "END of LIFE" time line for the Debian Releases. I've searched for this type of information
and haven't located it.

Thanks Again for a Sweet Looking, Sweet Running, Gnome Based System.


Larry Kraemer
Last edited by lkraemer on 2011-02-17 00:10, edited 1 time in total.
lkraemer
 
Posts: 141
Joined: 2011-02-09 05:02

Re: Debian Squeeze DNS Issue

Postby eric1959 » 2011-02-16 23:09

Debian Bits And Snips
Squeeze, Gnome, amd64, Intel Core i3-530, Geforce GT330
eric1959
 
Posts: 1299
Joined: 2008-12-15 13:17
Location: Amsterdam

Re: Debian Squeeze DNS Issue

Postby emariz » 2011-02-16 23:28

To establish the DNS servers, edit the file /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf, enable the line prepend domain-name-servers, replace 127.0.0.1 with 1.2.3.4, 5.6.7.8; and restart. Note the comma and the space between the IP addresses, and the semicolon at the end.

Debian releases are supported one year after the release of a new version. For example, Lenny will be supported until February 6th, 2012.
emariz
 
Posts: 2641
Joined: 2008-10-17 07:59

Re: Debian Squeeze DNS Issue

Postby lkraemer » 2011-02-16 23:53

emariz & eric 1959,
THANKS. I've made that change for the DNS Servers.

I also located the END of LIFE Time Line at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian

lkraemer
lkraemer
 
Posts: 141
Joined: 2011-02-09 05:02


Return to Installation

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests

fashionable