I assume your ISP uses DHCP and does not specify DNS servers manually..alterfalter wrote:I think I found the answer to my problem I just don't understand it.
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.p ... ps#p169373
... problem however I just don't get the explanation for the solution. Willing to learn though.
--if you provided more of an explanation, exact problem is, maybe someone will have an answer
I don't get it either, since I don't know your exact problem ?
Anyway, this was lagagnon's answer
--in order to renew the dhcp lease, or refresh the complete connection
DHCP, refresh IP address leaselagagnon wrote:The problem is your system is attempting to use DHCP to get a DNS server and is unable to do so. I assume your ISP uses DHCP and does not specify DNS servers manually? In your network config I assume you have set DHCP to be on? At any rate I would reboot your Internet modem, check you have a DHCP lease on your router, phone your ISP and make sure DHCP is working...
http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-linu ... p-address/