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Feb 14, 2011

When the installation had finished I had no Internet access on the computer.Or..it's not exactly NO Internet access - I am able to enter Google (at least that's the only one I've managed to enter - And yes, I've tried more than one..). Furthermore, I am not able to update the system..

For starters:

The computer is running Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit

I've attached the output of 'ifconfig -a' Other than that, I don't know what information will be relevant, so please ask for whatever is needed to (hopefully) get this to work

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So now most of you are ready to ask me to check my connection using ifconfig etc. But here is the rub: I can download updates, install software using apt-get, ssh, scp, download files with wget, ping web sites and browse the net using the text browser Links (so pretty much everything else works.) I cant figure out what has happened. The last time I used my laptop was this past weekend in a hotel using their wireless and then connecting using a captive portal. And everything worked fine.

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