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The network (internet) don't work

asked 2013-04-17 08:48:19 -0500

Asaf L gravatar image

updated 2014-09-28 11:46:23 -0500

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I had fedora 8 on my laptop, and the network there has not work. The network used to work before |(on fedora 8). So I installed fedora 18 freshly, as some suggested, but the network still don't work. Please help! Thank you.

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Do you use routers?

yanglifu90 gravatar imageyanglifu90 ( 2013-04-17 19:00:56 -0500 )edit

No. it is connected to a hub directly, then to a modem and then through cable TV to the internet provider.

Asaf L gravatar imageAsaf L ( 2013-04-17 22:33:06 -0500 )edit

Have you tried connecting directly to the modem?

yanglifu90 gravatar imageyanglifu90 ( 2013-04-18 02:38:56 -0500 )edit

Is network is connecting and pages are not opening? Then it may be DNS issue.

anurag gravatar imageanurag ( 2013-04-18 05:04:04 -0500 )edit

I wrote "ping www.yahoo.com" and it wrote "ping: unknown host www.yahoo.com". I will try to restart the modem.

Asaf L gravatar imageAsaf L ( 2013-04-18 18:37:14 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-04-17 10:25:46 -0500

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Are you using a wired connection, or wireless? Wireless is known to have problems with some machines. If it's wireless, see my answer here.

If it's wired, then troubleshooting will be more difficult. Can you ping your router?

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It is wired. I will try to ping, but I use the same network cable to my desktop computer and on the desktop's it works.

Asaf L gravatar imageAsaf L ( 2013-04-17 15:33:40 -0500 )edit

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