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I am using ubuntu 10.04 and I am having trouble accessing my Internet through terminal, while I am able to access it through browser.

In terminal, if I try to ping any server with its name, like ping, I am able to do that, even I can successfully used nslookup and several other network commands, but when I tried to download something, using "wget" or install something using "gem install" or checking out some code using "svn", I got server timeout error.

Can anybody help me figure out the problem. Thanks

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Maybe the server is down ? – Sathya Sep 19 '10 at 13:56

If you're not sure if a particular server is up, you can try running its address through

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