View Full Version : [ubuntu] How to configure a Network DNS

May 10th, 2008, 07:34 AM
Hello Ubuntu Community,
I am new to Ubuntu and linux in total, What I need to do is add a DNS server to my interface, is this done via the /etc/network/interfaces file and if so/not, how can I do this?


Tali94 :guitar:

May 10th, 2008, 08:43 AM
here's how you add DNS server in linux.. this tutorial shows you how to do so using opendns servers.. you can change it accordingly http://prash-babu.blogspot.com/2008/04/how-to-configure-dns-servers-in-linux.html

May 11th, 2008, 12:35 AM
I don't connect straight into the internet, I go via a router, how can I configure it to my routers DNS cache?

May 11th, 2008, 01:56 AM
here's how you configure it in your router http://prash-babu.blogspot.com/2008/03/how-to-configure-dns-server-in-your.html .. although it would work if you configure it in ubuntu also.. i mean the ubuntu machine would use those DNS servers specified