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Error installing Make in Ubuntu Win 10

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From: Alastair H.  O.P.
Date: Thu 21st May 2020, 3:12pm
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"Lee de Byl" <10*0*8*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:

> "Alastair Haldane" <22*6*3*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:
> 
> > Thanks Lee, I tried to ping www.archive.ubuntu.com with no success (times out with 
> > error message "Temporary failure in name resolution".
> > So I found the used DNS checker to find the IP address of the website above, which is 
> > 91.189.88.142 and when I ping this address, it works. I tested this for a few other 
> > websites, it seems the ping function works when I type in a IP address but not a 
> > domain name.   
> 
> Definitely looks an issue with DNS name resolution. I don’t know much about WSL and how it 
> implements networking, but I would start by checking out /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/wsl.conf to 
> see if everything looks reasonable there. 
> 
> You’re not using a VPN from within Windows at all, are you?

thanks Lee, yes I was using a VPN. It's up and running now, I reinstalled bash and that seemed to 
solve it. thanks for following up.

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├─ original   Wed 20th May 2020, 8:53am, Alastair H.
├─ reply 1   Wed 20th May 2020, 9:45am, Lee dB.
├─ reply 2   Wed 20th May 2020, 11:26am, Alastair H.  O.P.
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