Google Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider.

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What is the difference between Public DNS and public IP in AWS ec2?

I found that in ec2 there are two things public DNS and public IP ec2-XX-XXX-190-196.ap-southeast-1.compute.amazonaws.com and xx.255.190.196 Both can access through ssh and ping. So ...
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Google Public DNS is not used in trace route

In my PC i am using google public DNS as DNS server.In Internet protocol(TCP/IP) properties i have set Preferred DNS server as 8 8 4 4 and Alternate DNS server as 8 8 8 8. According to me this DNS ...
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Alternative CDN to Google and Microsoft [closed]

For hotlinking to js, css files I use Google and Microsoft's CDN servers: https://developers.google.com/speed/libraries/devguide?hl=tr http://www.asp.net/ajaxlibrary/cdn.ashx But it seems like they ...
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Cannot ping Google Public DNS on 8.8.8.8

I have a weird problem on my Windows 7 (x64) computer. I seem to cannot ping the Google Public DNS on one of its addresses (while the other works fine). The peculiar thing is that it fails with the ...
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Custom DNS for Specific Access Points in Windows 7

I would like to use Google Public DNS (8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4) at home, but the school firewall works through DNS, so using a custom name server disables accessing the internet. Is there any way to ...
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No AAAA responses from Google DNS

I just set up a HE tunnel on my Windows 7 PC, and while i can browse to http://[2a01:3f0:0:a::186]/ i cannot browse to http://ipv6only.bredbandskollen.se which is their FQDN. Also, the speedtest flash ...
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Change DNS Server through registry?

How can I change/switch my DNS server IP address by a registry script? For example, I want to change to Google DNS Server (IP: 8.8.8.8) often and when I need to check my internet usage I need to ...
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really weird DNS problem in Ubuntu {after one month, seems like ISP problem}

I been having this random dns problem, in Ubuntu 10.04 and in 10.10 it started about 2 weeks ago after (I believe) an update. Basically when I go to a website randomly I get that the website I'm ...
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OpenDNS at internet cafes, hotels and airports on Mac OS X

I love OpenDNS and use it on my devices whenever I can to speed up DNS lookups. However, there's one situation (not its fault) where it consistently causes me grief. Public hotspots such as those at ...
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Does using Google DNS have an effect on torrent connections?

I'm using Google public DNS. Does it have any effects on torrent connections? In other words, does using public DNS decrease torrent downloading speed?
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Set DNS manually on KDE

The Network Manager on KDE gets DNS configuration from DHCP and sets it automatically, but I would like to use the Google Public DNS. If I overwrite /etc/resolv.conf with nameserver 8.8.8.8 it still ...
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DNS servers cached and won't go away

I'm having an odd problem that probably has a simple solution that I'm missing. I switched our wireless router to different DNS servers (google's public DNS in lieu of our ISPs). In the router ...
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Google's DNS service: Google public DNS

Google declared their free DNS service, Google public DNS: To try it out: Configure your network settings to use the IP addresses 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as your DNS servers. They claim that: ...
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What to do when an ISP intercepts NXDOMAIN requests?

I think my ISP is intercepting NXDOMAIN requests. For instance, I type http://foo.bar.baz.foobarbaz into my address bar, and I am redirected to ...