[PLUG] Internet in Linux

Arun Tomar tomar.arun at gmail.com
Sun May 31 23:42:12 PDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-06-01 at 11:26 +0530, Suraj Swami wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to Linux. I have installed Red Hat on my system. Internet has
> stopped working on Linux operating system  which was working earlier.

which version redhat are you using?
> My computer  is connected to LAN network which is connected to internet. I
> am able to see other computers in my network. Hence it is assured that it is
> well into the network.
do you get ip from DHCP or static ip? have you checked the gateway
settings on your machine?
> The same PC is able to connect to internet when it is in windows operating
> system. Hence this assures that there is no problem in the hard-ware.
what is the error u get? have u tried pinging to google.com? 
try these commands

1. ping
2. ping www.google.com

if command 1 succeeds & 2 fails that means that your dns settings have a

if the error msg is "destination host unreachable" then your gateway
settings are the problem.
> Note: The internet was working earlier. But now it has stopped working.
> Please suggest me some possible solutions.
> Regards,
> Suraj Swami,
> suraj.g.swami at gmail.com
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Arun Tomar
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