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Apt error: Temporary failure resolving 'deb.debian.org'

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

“”" root@leobuilt:~# ping deb.debian.org PING static.debian.org (5.153.231.4) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from senfter.debian.org (5.153.231.4): icmp_seq=1 ttl=49 time=154 ms 64 bytes from senfter.debian.org (5.153.231.4): icmp_seq=2 ttl=49 time=153 ms “”"

“”" root@leobuilt:~# cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 208.67.222.222 nameserver 208.67.220.220 “”"


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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 'deb.debian.org" 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

firewall-cmd: https://serverfault.com/questions/1018899/apt-get-update-temporary-failure-resolving-debian-org-in-docker-container