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I have an internet connection and I can browse the web with Chrome in the appliance. But I can't run check50 or update50 in terminal. It shows this when I try.

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  • Same problem. didn't work for me :(
    – Psyoptica
    Jul 24 '14 at 15:41
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    – curiouskiwi
    Jul 26 '14 at 0:58
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Try this:

sudo  sed  -i.orig  's/^nameserver.*$/nameserver  8.8.8.8/'  /etc/resolv.conf

And then try update50 again.

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  • It works like magic. Thank you.
    – iCS50
    Jul 19 '14 at 1:21
  • I tried it but its not working. Can you help me out ? Aug 9 '14 at 1:31
  • yeah.. it indeed worked like magic. Could you please explain what have you done? Sep 1 '14 at 12:39
  • @YeswanthDevisetty : If am not wrong , this command adds 8.8.8.8(google's) as nameserver for dns resolution. Mar 9 '15 at 13:11
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If you are using Oracle VirtualBox then make sure that network adapters are like the listed below,

Adapter 1: NAT

Adapter 2: Host-only adapter, 'VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet adapter'.

Adapter 3: Bridged adapter.

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  • I am using the same settings for network adapters, but still, it doesn't open any website, even local ones Jul 25 '14 at 5:38
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I also face similar problem but in my case i could not surf the internet in chrome either. I was using internet behind a proxy server. What worked for me was pinging to my proxy host and after successful replies from proxy host, I have just ran following commands in Terminal:

export http_proxy=my_proxy:my_port
export https_proxy=my_proxy:my_port

And for surfing internet with chrome, I have launched chrome from terminal like below:

google-chrome --proxy-server=http://my_proxy:my_port

That's it. Hope this will help to someone like me.

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