Apt error: Temporary failure resolving ''

Apt is throwing a dns error. :(

This is digitalocean’s image, and I haven’t done anything on it yet. (Other than changing the dns servers from google to opendns, didn’t work with google’s dns servers either).

“”" Err:1 stretch InRelease Temporary failure resolving ‘’ Err:2 stretch/updates InRelease Temporary failure resolving ‘’ Err:3 stretch-updates InRelease Temporary failure resolving ‘’ Reading package lists… Done W: Failed to fetch Temporary failure resolving ‘’ W: Failed to fetch Temporary failure resolving ‘’ W: Failed to fetch Temporary failure resolving ‘’ W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. “”"

“”" root@leobuilt:~# ping PING ( 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=1 ttl=49 time=154 ms 64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=2 ttl=49 time=153 ms “”"

“”" root@leobuilt:~# cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver nameserver “”"

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… to be continued. I got droplet working after I realized that /etc/resolv.conf had rw+rw— permissions. Giving a command: chmod o+r /etc/resolv.conf helped me to get all done and working nicely. Hope this helps.

I have got the problem" Temporary failure resolving '" i tried chmod o+r /etc/resolv.conf but its says operation not permitted. what should i do to make it work.

If you are using Centos / RHEL check your firewall-cmd and SELinux settings