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unable to connect to internet

Postby ksmr08 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:48 am

hi
I am new to linux world. I don't know abcd of it.

even then I want learn it through practicals.

I have a dell insperon n5010 laptop and yesterday I downloaded mint 14 from windows 7 platform.(i am using a usb modem) and created a bootable pen drive for mint.
it works well Ihave not installed mint on my hard disk.
Now I want to connect to internet with my modem. I tried several times with firefox browser but unable to connect to server. I opened the 'internet connections' on the toolbar (bottom) and activated the wireless connection. the signal is fine it says 'wireless connection?? connected' but I am not able to browse

pls tell me what i have to do ????

always it says 'unable to connect to server.......'

pls help me

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Re: unable to connect to internet

Postby caf4926 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:12 am

What usb device is it
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Re: unable to connect to internet

Postby ksmr08 on Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:41 am

caf4926 wrote:What usb device is it
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hi

it is the data card.

I booted my system from pen drive. I wanted to check whether it connects to internet. if it works well I will install mint on my system. planning this I tried several times to connect to internet. But the signal is fine it shows 'connected' but not able to open any site on the browser it simply says 'unable to connect to server'
what to do ?????
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Re: unable to connect to internet

Postby caf4926 on Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:25 am

I'm still not sure exactly what you are using.

But I'd probably look along the lines of IPv6 and or your DNS settings, you could try using Google's
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Re: unable to connect to internet

Postby ksmr08 on Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:39 pm

I am using the bootable pen drive which I created from windows 7 platform, to boot mint linux 14 to the system. now the system stars(booted). I connected my D-link modem with my Aircel sim. I don't know what to do further.I am new to the linux world. I opened the network( icon) it displays windows modem ( something I don't remember).I tried to open(run ) the modem it says unable to mount ... (something I dont remember) next I tried to open the firefox browser it says unable to connect to server (naturally without modem connection how it will connect) next I tried with the taskbar line (from the bottom line right side end) icon (network connections) I typed Aircel and clicked connect . IT SHOWED NETWORK CONNECTED I tried to connect internet with the browser it shows unable to connect to internet I don't know what to do further ???
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Re: unable to connect to internet

Postby caf4926 on Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:07 pm

I don't know either
I am not familiar with the hardware you are using
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Re: unable to connect to internet

Postby gene on Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:50 pm

Hi,

I had dialup modem working with successful connexn but no data traffic.
If you have similar situation; no data traffic, then see if you can make a /etc/resolv.conf file and put nameserver data there.
Not sure however if you can make this change to LM when running from an external device and unable to modify the OS.

see this link.
viewtopic.php?f=157&t=115291#p640391

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Re: unable to connect to internet

Postby ksmr08 on Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:08 pm

hi
I am new to linux world
Iam using Dlink wireless modem (usb) with a sim card inserted in it
it is a mobile internet
it works well on windows 7
I am using hp probook (I have forgotten the number. rightnow I am in my office. my laptop is in my house )

I also wish to inform you these things.
My bother came to my place and connected wifi (on mint 14 platform)and he downloaded some software
I dont know. Then he connected my usb d link modem. it worked well.Again he connected his wifi and installed wine and other
softwares.
after all this I came to my house and tried to work with my d link modem.
It didnot connect. Again he came and tried somany things no use.
pls tell me some commands
i will reply with the result

pls help me
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