Saturday, May 22, 2010

DNS server settings on Fedora 12 & Fedora 13

If you are getting "Website not available" messages or the site is taking longer to load, its time you to use Google Public DNS settings to a Fast and Secure .
Google Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider.
To try it out Configure your network settings to use the IP addresses and as your DNS servers

Changing your DNS servers settings

Changing DNS server settings on Fedora 12 & Fedora 13

  1. Open terminal..

  2. Go to root by

    [linux@pluto ~] $ su


  3. Now time to make “resolv.conf” file on your machine by:

     # gedit /etc/resolv.conf

  4. If any nameserver lines appear, write down the IP addresses for future reference.

  5. Replace the nameserver lines with, or add, the following lines:

  1. Save and exit.

  2. Restart any Internet clients you are using.

    Njoy :)

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