I recently started having trouble clearing cached Internet pages when I uploaded a new version to my web host. The support techs advised me to use
systemd-resolved --flush-cache, which I'd never had to do before but it worked, so fine. Now I have ZERO Internet access. Opening Terminal and
ping duckduckgo.com returns
Temporary failure in name resolution.
I researched the issue and see that
systemd-resolved is a common culprit.
- Definitive guide to network and dns configuration on Ubuntu 18.04 workstation?
- Resolving my DNS Issues--Disabling systemd-resolved on Ubuntu 18.04
Looking into fixing the problem, I found:
The whole effort is a bit outside my comfort zone so I decided a fresh install might be the safest way to correct this. I booted from a Live image on a USB drive and I had an immediate connection to the Internet so I backed up my personal data and reinstalled.
It worked for about 10 hours until after one of several restarts. Before I start trashing my operating system by disabling
- Does anyone know where I can register a bug with the Elementary team?
- Does anyone know if there is a simpler fix than editing config files?