Ubuntu Unable to resolve hostname ?

Every time I run a terminal I receive the error "Unable to resolve hostname", can anyone tell me how to fix this please. Many ...

Ubuntu Unable to resolve hostname problem in Intrepid

I've been having the problem where every time I try to run a sudo command in terminal, it gives me the error of "unable to resolve hostname"I've read through all the forums, and I understand how to fix it.http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=770801This one covers the problem pretty muc ...

Ubuntu ssh: Could not resolve hostname localhost: Success

i have a problem with Kubuntu 9.04. When i try to runssh localhostorssh mymachinenamei get an errorssh: Could not resolve hostname localhost: SuccessMy /etc/hosts file has both records127.0.0.1 localhost127.0.0.1 mymachinenameIn /etc/nsswitch.conf i have (default configuration)hosts: files mdns4_min ...

Ubuntu resolve hostname

I have several pcs on a windows workgroup network. I have run live CD ubuntu 8.1 on one of them. If I look at "Computor" > "Network" on the ubuntu pc I see all the pcs on the net. I can select one - for example "asus" and see the folders and files. I can copy a file ...

Ubuntu ssh: Could not resolve hostname restart: Name or service not known

elloo,i've changed the configuration of something and my ssh does not restart. i get the following message:ssh: Could not resolve hostname restart: Name or service not knowncan it be the host.conf file where i have this single linemulti oncan somebody help. ...

Ubuntu ssh: could not resolve hostname

On my local network i'm using dynamic ip adresses (dhcp)...and i'm using ssh. When i try to connect to a computer on my local network it only works when i type user and ip address (user@ip_address) but not when i type user and hostname (user@hostname). In terminal i get "ssh: Could not resolve ...

Slide Show Images Not Found - Cannot Resolve Hostname to IP Address

I added a slideshow.htm to my webpage using <iframe> and it works fine. Now I am adding a second slide show called stillslide.htm to the same webpage. I used an <iframe> to target this slide show as well. However, the new slide show can't find the images and the images won't display on t ...

Ubuntu mysqld cannot resolve hostname

When I attempt to start mysqld, it dies with "[ERROR] Can't start server: cannot resolve hostname!: Success". How can I fix this? ...

Ubuntu Unable to resolve hostname

Doing a search on the forums I can see this is a common topic. However, looking through all the suggestions I'm still stuck with my system displaying user@(none). This could be due to my lack of thorough knowledge of a working linux box. Here is everything I have checked so far.1. Made sure that I a ...

Ubuntu Sudo: unable to resolve hostname on Mini 9

I've got a Dell Mini 9, and it's pretty great despite a few kinks. So the custom install of 8.04 it comes with I noticed is doing something odd.Any time I use sudo for root privileges, before it asks me for my password it outputs "sudo: unable to resolve host <myhostname>"Obviously, ...

Ubuntu Fresh install, unable to resolve hostname

everybody. What this error is about:Resolving long.and.pointless.address... failed: Temporarily failure in name resolution.Unable to resolve host address 'http://address.something.google.blablabla'I just installed the server edition of Ubuntu 10.10 x64 and I want to try to compile the kernel, which ...

Unable to resolve hostname, IP assigned by a DHCP server.

My machine is connected to a LAN where IP is assigned by a DHCP server.The IP of my machine has changed, so when i try to ping <hostname> i get the following error:"Ping request could not find host . Please check the name and try again."/etc/hosts entry:127.0.0.1 mybox.mydomain.com l ...

Ubuntu cannot resolve hostname

I have recently changed my hostname, and now, whenever I try to run a command, (e.g. "ifup" "aptitude" "ifconfig" etc.) it tells me my hostname cannot be found. In most cases, the command runs anyway, but how can I resolve this? ...

Ubuntu Resolve hostname when using DHCP wireless router

Here is my configuration:1 Wireless router, using DHCP, not DNS server capable1 XUbuntu computer wired to the router1 Puppy Linux old computer wirelessly connected to the routerSo it is two Linux machines on one network, no samba needed, no WINS, no netbios.I am having a hard time resolving hostname ...

Ubuntu Can't resolve hostname

I have three Ubuntu machines on a wireless network using DHCP on the router. (hostnames = office-desktop, mark-laptop, old-desktop) All of the sudden, I am no longer able to resolve the hostname for office-desktop. All three machines can ping each other using IP address and all three machines can pi ...

Ubuntu Can't resolve hostname "unix" in launching gnome apps

i have an ubuntu desktop distrib 6.06, i have an irritating :-k when i start some gnome applications :xxxx@sd-xxxx:/usr/bin$ gnome-search-toolCan't resolve host name "unix"!xxxx@sd-xxxx:/usr/bin$ geditCan't resolve host name "unix"!xxxx@sd-xxxx:/usr/bin$ gnome-mouse-propertiessom ...

Ubuntu Static IP Routing works but Cannot Ping Router or resolve hostname

I have almost tried everything and read all posts trying to resolve this issue but have not found a fix/solution yet so now I turn to you experts... Please Help!I recently installed Ubuntu Server 6.10 on my P4 box, following is what I can and cannot do:I cannot:Ping other computers using the hostnam ...

Ubuntu /etc/hosts makes gethostbyname() resolve hostname to 127.0.1.1

I'm doing some network programming in C with raw sockets (as I need to send ICMP packets).In order to fill out the IP header, I need to know the IP of the box that is executing the code.So I fetch the hostname with gethostname() and resolve it with gethostbyname(), which returns (a struct holding th ...

Can't resolve hostname problem

I am quite a novice in these matters and have not been able to resolve the following problem: I have a slice named “msales” with the IP address: 204.232.193.53 and I have registered a domain (msbkoha.com) through www.domain.com. I configured the following through the domain.com control panel:Nam ...

Ubuntu newbie can't resolve hostname

Hi. I'm a complete newbie (first time setting up a server or dealing with Linux). I just installed Ubuntu 8.04 server. I can ping the ip address, but when I try to ping the hostname, it doesn't work. ...

Ubuntu can't resolve hostname for ping/ssh (yes it is in /etc/hosts)

I have a weird problem since yesterday that I can't solve. I can't ping / ssh my machine anymore using its hostname... says "unknown host", "network unreachable". I have no idea why - it used to work perfectly. I can still ping / ssh using the IP so it must be a problem of hostna ...

Ubuntu server - can't resolve hostname

I recently set up an Ubuntu server computer (10.04) with the hostname 'morbo', and with a static IP address.With all my other ubuntu systems i can ping and ssh using their host names, like:ping alex-ubuntu.localssh alex-msi.localWith the server however, i can't reach it via 'morbo.local' nor can i r ...

Ubuntu Upgrade to 9.10, Can't Resolve Hostname

Have two connections done with connection manager, one with ICS and one with static IP. I can access the box from it's ip (192.168.1.8) but not it's hostname, which means it doesn't show up in Window's network. I read some threads that talked about a DNS server, so I messed around with dnsmasq but t ...

Ubuntu LPD does not resolve hostname

I upgraded to Interpid recently (a fresh installation) and tried to setup an LPD printer now. The printserver is called printman. The queue is set to "lpr://printman/hp", which was a working configuration using Ubuntu 8.04.However, when I try to print now, I get the message "Stopped - ...

Ubuntu Synaptic package manager/apt-get throws "Could not resolve <hostname>" message

I need to use a proxy to connect to outside word. I can access Internet properly through Firefox (by doing the proxy settings).The important thing is my password contains special characters like @. I assume the following auth credentials,username: foopassword: pass@ordTo use the proxy for apt-get or ...

Ubuntu Could not resolve hostname

I'm having an issue where some of my machines hostnames are no longer able to be resolved after setting up a mythbuntu backend to allow netboot. Also it seems that which machines hostnames get resolved is not consistent. (ie sometimes one gets resolved and sometimes it doesn't) I suspect that it has ...

Ubuntu unable to resolve host (none)

I just built out an Ubuntu Server 10.04.My problem is setting the hostname. I cloned the machine, then normally on the clone, I would change the /etc/hostname and /etc/hosts file.However, when I do this, upon restart, I get the message, "init hostname main process (some process number) terminat ...

Ubuntu Could not resolve FQDN hostname

I am following an rsync tutorial on this link http://www.howtoforge.com/mirroring_with_rsync and it requires me to use FQDN for the setup. How ever my ubuntu 10.04 box cannot resolve to its host name hurricane.thunzicn.com but it works with the IP address and hurricane.localroot@dalitso:/home/martin ...

Ubuntu Problems in resolving the Hostname

I having a problem that I am not understanding very well why this happening :???: .I cannot resolve hostname of my pc that is Badger, examples:Proftpd:Starting ProFTPD ftp daemon: - getaddrinfo 'Badger' error: Name or service not known- warning: unable to determine IP address of 'Badger'- error: no ...

Ubuntu svn unable to checkout

I am trying to checkout a repository which works at my home..at office i am unable to checkout it.. (im under a proxy at office)i get this error when i try to checkout a repository at officeError: Error while performing action: OPTIONS of '<URL>': Could not resolve hostname `<URL>': Host ...

Cannot resolve a internal webpage

I am using the newest version of ubuntuthe network is ok, I can google, I can facebook.But when I try to check my company webmail (internal), it said cannot resolve hostnamewhat is happening? My window vista is doing ok with the webmail.The webmail is microsoft online web access.Ipv6 is disabled.Usi ...

Fedora 14, Unable To SSH

I'm new do Fedora and when ever I install the operating systems I am never able to ssh. Whenever I do something like ssh someaddress , I get this error Could not resolve hostname someaddress: Name or service not known.I'm able to do 'host github.com' and do 'ping github.com'Both respond as you would ...

Ubuntu Hostname over network

I recently installed Ubuntu Server on an old netbook I had lying around to use as a home server. I installed OpenSSH server. I can SSH in using the local IP address (192.168.2.101) but not using the hostname (superintendent). It gives me the following error when I try:ssh: Could not resolve hostname ...

Resolving Hostname :: MFC

I am working on a simple program that resolves hostname. Here is the concept:Enter hostname: www.google.comResolve IP: 216.239.33.101The program has a dialog box for the user to enter the hostname such as (www.google.com or www.yahoo.com).Here is the function that does it:-----void CDomainDNS::resol ...

Ubuntu ssh problems. Reporting strange hostname when restarting

I just installed 9.10 and open ssh server.When I try to restart ssh after editing the sshd_config I getthis messagessh: Could not resolve hostname restart: Name or service not known Or when I try to stop ssh:ssh: Could not resolve hostname stop: Name or service not knownWhat does it mean by "ho ...

Ubuntu Hostname error after kernel update

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04, and have been since the update was released. I also have a MacBook Pro on my network, and often SSH into the Ubuntu box by using ssh username@hostname.local I also use this hostname to add the printer to the Mac, and login to run SSH commands, etc.Today, I installed a kernel ...

Ubuntu Can't access server via hostname

I setup a 9.10 server with a static IP address for a DAViCal project on my office network. I can access the server via SSH using it's IP address, but when I try via it's hostname, I get:Could not resolve hostname [server's hostname]: Name or service not known.Any suggestions as to where to look to r ...

Ubuntu Cannot resolve local network names, /etc/hosts ignored?

all, I've configured a local network (in order to build a cluster). Everything is working fine, except for the fact that the none of the machines can resolve the hostnames of the other machines in the local network. I've already searched many forums and the most standard solutions do not work. Here ...

unable to tnsping entry in oracle names server

HiI have an issue in connecting from my oracle client (oracle 10g ee on windows xp) hosted on windows xp to oracle names server. To be precise, the issue is on my client as others are able to connect to same ONS.When I tnsping <connect string> I get a can't resolve hostname error; On checking ...

Ubuntu Intrepid with UFW and new Kernels

There's an incompatibility with the version of ufw that ships with Intrepid, and the newer kernels running any version that ends with rscloud. The ufw that ships with Ubuntu Intrepid is version "ufw 0.23.3" - the one I tested that works (and ships with Karmic) is "ufw 0.29.3". The symptoms of a this ...

URL Link Launcher Creation

I am updating all of the company systems from Novell SuSE Desktop 10 SP2 to 11. We have several links on the desktops of users that are URL's. In version 10, I just did a Create Launcher, Type was Link and I could type in a URL. The LINK type no longer exist. I checked on my system at my desk which ...

Oracle Management Server

I have Oracle9i installed locally. I can launch Enterprise Manager in standalone, but when I try to launch login to the Oracle Management Server I get a message: "Unable to resolve hostname......".I have configured an Oracle Management Server through the configuration assistant, and I can ...

Exclamation problem in using subversion(svn) in kdevelop in our project

Well i am facing a problem of including subversion(svn) in our project. We are using Kdevelop for programming in our project and want to use subversion system with it. We have made listed our project on Souceforge and want all our member to upload their code there..... but the problem is that we are ...

Assigning Host Name Ineffective and Causing Errors

I have just installed Fedora Core 3 and have been trying to assign the machine a name (hostname?) so I wouldn't have to rely on using it's internal IP for all of my network configurations. I'm on a small network, the machines are inside a modem/firewall/router and a hub. The modem handles DHCP and o ...

Resolving hostnames on a local network and with DHCP

I added four more older headless computers to our local home network with a NAT router working as a DHCP server. I can't get to resolve the hostnames of the local PCs configured via DHCP.I actually never could but I ddidn't care before as I used ftp or ssh between computers only occasionally and VOI ...

Winsock client server test

I read one tutorial and tried to edit a code a little bit now I can send messages from server to client. Im wanting to shutdown process on the client computer if the buffer matches kill and it won't work. Heres code:Client:#include <iostream>#include <winsock2.h>#pragma comment(lib, ...

Winsock name resolving and CPU load

I use a winsock control in an app to read e-mail and process the attachments that come with messages. The app runs in the systray and as a W2K service.When the winsock control tries to resolve the address of the hostname the following happens if the name can't be resolved:First the DNS server is que ...

CPU Load 100% resolving host with WinSock

When the WinsOck Control tries to resolve a hostname that does not exist, the CPU load jumps to 100% on Windows NT4/2000/XP systems. The state of the WinSock control is 6 (resolving).First the status goes to 5 for a few seconds, then it takes about 3 seconds at a 100% load before an error occurs (10 ...

Ubuntu How do I VNC via SSH when both are not set to use the default port numbers?

Let's say....I have a server. It has SSH setup on it, but it's not using port 22. Pretend it's port 4444.I also have VNC configured on this server to accept incoming connections, but instead of listening on port 5900, it's listening on 5901.Now I've used this following base command before:vncviewer ...

Ubuntu VPN to Sonicwall - dns resolution issues

I'm trying to create a VPN connection from home to office......at home side: HP desktop pc with Ubuntu linux 9.04at office side Sonicwall TZ-170 Firewall....I've found and followed this forum topic:http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=527423with some ours of testing I've actully able to complete ...