Could not look up internet address for acer-aspire-1, xfce (SOLVED)
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sun May 22 21:50:41 UTC 2011
--- On Sun, 5/22/11, Michal Jaegermann <michal at harddata.com> wrote:
> From: Michal Jaegermann <michal at harddata.com>
> Subject: Re: Could not look up internet address for acer-aspire-1, xfce
> To: "Antonio Olivares" <olivares14031 at yahoo.com>
> Date: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 2:30 PM
> On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 12:28:21PM
> -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > Could not look up internet address for acer-aspire-1.
> > This will prevent Xfce from operating correctly.
> > It may be possible to correct the problem by adding
> > acer-aspire-1 to the file /etc/hosts on your system.
> > cat /etc/hosts shows the following:
> > [root at acer-aspire-1 ~]# cat /etc/hosts
> > 127.0.0.1 localhost
> localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4
> > ::1 localhost
> localhost.localdomain localhost6 localhost6.localdomain6
> > [root at acer-aspire-1 ~]#
> > where should I add it to fix this error
> This is not a error but a factual information.
> > from showing up.
> Add that after 'localhost' on the first or both lines -
> does not
> matter much which variant you will choose.
> > BTW, I have seen this error before but in FreeBSD and
> not here in Fedora :(
> Something was kind enough to edit /etc/hosts for you or you
> using 'localhost' for your machine name. If in this
> 'ping acer-aspire-1' does not work you _should_ have
> troubles with X
> (and a window manager you happen to use has nothing to do
> with it).
Fixed by adding acer-aspire-1 to /etc/hosts file in place of localhost.localdomain
Thanks & Regards,
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