Re: connecting to internet
> I am a newbie and have just installed Debian. I need to connect to a website
> to download an upgrade to xfree86. I put the url in my sources list, but when
> I try apt-update, the response I get is that the website doesn't exist. I have
> checked it and it exists. My ppp connection to my isp is working ok. but I
> can't get to the website. Lynx doesn't connect to anything although I have put
> a url in lynx.cfg. I have tried ncftp, but no hosts are recognized although I
> use them in with other distributions.
> Any recommendations? I am using Debian Gnu/linux that is publish by Oreilly.
> System is asus p5a mo-board, amd k6-2 400 cpu, 128 mb ram. debian shares a
> drive with win98.
> steve w
I would have tried to use /usr/share/doc/apt/examples/sources.list because your problem might be with the entries you put in /etc/apt/sources.list.