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    Wired network has an intermittent connection

    Installed clean tonight the 64Bit Desktop 12.04 system. The network connection works intermittently meaning web sites . The drivers are from Ubuntu, not proprietary. All available updates are installed already. The error is:

    "Firefox can't find the server at www.reddit.com."

    Suggestions? Thanks.

    cat /etc/network/interfaces
    auto lo
    iface lo inet loopback

    Wired network:
    *-network
    description: Ethernet interface
    product: RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller
    vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
    physical id: 0
    bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
    logical name: eth0
    version: 03
    serial: 00:1c:c0:fe:4b:32
    size: 1Gbit/s
    capacity: 1Gbit/s
    width: 64 bits
    clock: 33MHz
    capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list rom ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
    configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=full firmware=rtl_nic/rtl8168d-1.fw ip=192.168.1.104 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=MII speed=1Gbit/s
    resources: irq:43 ioport:d000(size=256) memory:d0114000-d0114fff memory:d0110000-d0113fff memory:d0100000-d010ffff

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    Re: Wired network has an intermittent connection

    I have read other posts about disabling dns resolve to work around this issue. Is the resolver going to be fixed anytime soon? I have a hard time believing that basic IP functionality is broken only in my environment and not everyone is having issues with this. Seems pretty basic but perhaps I am missing something?

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