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  1. ubuntu (debian) newbie

    i am able to access internet via firefox under ubuntu linux but gaim,
    bittorrent, irc etc fail to connect. is there any help for this?

    yes pinging via terminal works fine.


  2. Re: ubuntu (debian) newbie

    Hello

    sno () wrote:

    > i am able to access internet via firefox under ubuntu linux but gaim,
    > bittorrent, irc etc fail to connect. is there any help for this?


    You need to tell us the exact error messages. Also run iptables-save to
    see if any filter rules are the reason. Try to connect to Port 6666 on
    some irc server using telnet. Does that work?

    best regards
    Andreas Janssen

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