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<div id="AppleMailSignature"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">Peter,</span></div>
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<div id="AppleMailSignature"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">I had set these values—host name to 'HPLaptop' (without the quotes) and domain to 'domain' (ditto) so I wonder if it does make a difference what values are given; what did
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<div id="AppleMailSignature"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">Also, in my case the laptop is connected via wi-fi not Ethernet. Don't know whether that matters.<br>
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<div id="AppleMailSignature"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">Finally, I found that I could enter (for example)
<a href="http://www.marutan.net">www.marutan.net</a> into the hosts file on RISC OS; this let "ping
<a href="http://www.marutan.net">www.marutan.net</a>" work correctly but I couldn't use Netsurf to display the site (it hung, causing RO to hang as well).</span></div>
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<b>David Gee</b>
<div>Gateshead</div>
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On 6 Jun 2018, at 21:25, Peter Howkins <<a href="mailto:rpcemu.howkins@marutan.net">rpcemu.howkins@marutan.net</a>> wrote:<br>
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<div><span>I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and have got networking working using the</span><br>
<span>current instructions on the site.</span><br>
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<span>However there is one setting you could have missed that can cause the</span><br>
<span>error you're seeing, in the RISC OS Internet configuration Name Server</span><br>
<span>configuration window.</span><br>
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<span><a href="https://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/manual/net-ro-tun.html">https://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/manual/net-ro-tun.html</a></span><br>
<span><a href="https://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/manual/i/ro-tun-7.png">https://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/manual/i/ro-tun-7.png</a></span><br>
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<span>Make sure you have a value in "Host name" and "Local domain", they can</span><br>
<span>be anything you like, and reboot. If not set to something then</span><br>
<span>namelookups fail in the manner you describe even if the "Primary name</span><br>
<span>server" value is set correctly.</span><br>
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<span>Peter</span><br>
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