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Networking / Re: cant resolve LAN hosts (SOLVED)
« on: March 30, 2019, 11:50:21 pm »
@PCNetSpec Your reply remineded me that I had actually added entries to my host file. That's why I was able to ping and not because it was reading my resolv.conf file. Apparently I did not fix it. LOL. As a test just now,  I commented them out and couldn't ping by hostname again. *facepalm

Anyway, I restarted the resolve service and uncommented my host entries. and its working fine like that. so I'll leave it alone for now.

Jeez...

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Networking / Re: cant resolve LAN hosts (SOLVED)
« on: March 29, 2019, 08:33:01 am »
@VinDSL - I had never heard of stub dns stuff before, and the resolve service is new to me, I need to do some reading on it. Thanks for those links! Yes, I'm actually used to always using resolv.conf. All our machines at work, and mine at home, have NetworkManager disabled, and I manually setup the network files, (interfaces on deb, and ifcfg- on centos) and manually edit resolv.conf. Its the way I was taught by my mentor. Maybe its old school, but I'm just used to it. Hey, at least I'm sure you learned a lot in that process of the reverse engineering! =)

@PCNetSpec You're welcome. Hope it can help someone reading this!  8)

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Networking / Re: cant resolve LAN hosts
« on: March 28, 2019, 08:10:29 pm »
Ok I was able to fix it. Not sure if its a true fix or a workaround but all seems ok right now.

I was comparing systemctl services against my other machines and noticed systemd-resolved.service was inactive on my Debian systems and was running on Peppermint. So I stop/disabled it and manually configured resolv.conf with my dns server and bam! I can ping local hostnames again! and it survived reboot.

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Networking / Re: cant resolve LAN hosts
« on: March 28, 2019, 06:51:55 pm »
It does not.

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Networking / cant resolve LAN hosts (SOLVED)
« on: March 28, 2019, 05:54:27 pm »
This machine unable to ping/ssh to local hosts by hostname (works fine via IP). All my other machines can ping local hostnames normally. In the Network Manager gui, I have my dns server in there but doesn't seem to be working.

This is what I'm getting:

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root@myserver:~# ping dsnas
PING dsnas(localhost (::1)) 56 data bytes
64 bytes from localhost (::1): icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.059 ms
64 bytes from localhost (::1): icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.087 ms

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root@myserver:~# cat /etc/resolv.conf 
# This file is managed by man:systemd-resolved(8). Do not edit.
#
# This is a dynamic resolv.conf file for connecting local clients to the
# internal DNS stub resolver of systemd-resolved. This file lists all
# configured search domains.
#
# Run "systemd-resolve --status" to see details about the uplink DNS servers
# currently in use.
#
# Third party programs must not access this file directly, but only through the
# symlink at /etc/resolv.conf. To manage man:resolv.conf(5) in a different way,
# replace this symlink by a static file or a different symlink.
#
# See man:systemd-resolved.service(8) for details about the supported modes of
# operation for /etc/resolv.conf.

nameserver 127.0.0.53
options edns0
search localhost

I see that it says 127.0.0.53 for nameserver, but I'm not sure where it's pulling that from.

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What are you running Peppermint on? / Intel NUC MiniPC - NUC7i5BNH
« on: March 28, 2019, 04:36:15 pm »
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System:    Host: enchilada Kernel: 4.15.0-46-generic x86_64 bits: 64
           Console: tty 1 Distro: Peppermint Nine
Machine:   Device: desktop System: Intel product: NUC7i5BNH v: J31169-307 serial: <filter>
           Mobo: Intel model: NUC7i5BNB v: J31144-306 serial: <filter>
           UEFI: Intel v: BNKBL357.86A.0072.2018.1222.1129 date: 12/22/2018
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-7260U (-MT-MCP-) cache: 4096 KB
           clock speeds: max: 3400 MHz 1: 652 MHz 2: 662 MHz 3: 671 MHz
           4: 689 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Device 5926
           Display Server: X.org 1.19.6
           drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           tty size: 80x24 Advanced Data: N/A for root out of X
Audio:     Card Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-46-generic
Network:   Card: Intel Ethernet Connection (4) I219-V driver: e1000e
           IF: eno1 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 496.1GB (2.7% used)
           ID-1: USB /dev/sda model: PNY_ELITE_PSSD size: 240.1GB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: SAMSUNG_MZ7PC256 size: 256.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 234G used: 13G (6%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb2
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 50.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 280 Uptime: 1:57 Memory: 1060.7/15926.4MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56

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Artwork, Themes, and Icons / Re: How get desktop icons (SOLVED)
« on: March 28, 2019, 04:26:55 pm »
Perfect. Thanks.

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Artwork, Themes, and Icons / How get desktop icons (SOLVED)
« on: March 28, 2019, 03:02:15 pm »
On other Distros/DE's I've used, there is usually a shortcut to home, trash, mounted drives, etc. on the desktop. I dont see this on mine. Maybe there is a way to enable this, but I couldn't find it.

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Thanks. That worked perfectly.

How do I mark as solved?

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Thanks, I'll try that here in a bit.

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My wife and I share this computer. When my  screen locks, there is no way for my  wife to login. I have to log in my session, click switch user, and then she can log in. Is there a way to enable this from the lock screen?

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New Users / My intro
« on: March 28, 2019, 11:19:48 am »
Hello everyone. Just installed this OS. seems pretty good so far. I work in IT as a Jr Sys Admin in Linux. I mainly use debian and centos for our servers. I've been using Debian or Mint for my home desktop for years and would like to try something new. I do have a question about using a particular feature of this OS, but I'll find another section of the forum.

Thanks.

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