Shift from local DNS to Google DNS

Shifting to Google DNS than local ISP has become essential one of these days, and here we go: DNS stands for Domain Name Resolution service and essentially converts our requests to web address to its raw IP form. Its like : You request for : http://www.google.com —->[ ISP DNS Server ]—–>( resolves to IP )—–> Your System connects to IP. 1 ) Using terminal:

sudo nano /etc/resov.conf

and add the following to the end of the file

nameserver 8.8.8.8
nameserver 8.8.4.4

restart networking using :

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart

2 ) Graphical Way:Selection_020 And restart the network. Detect your current DNS To test settings are correct – give this:

dig github.com

and check for the SERVER para matches

;; SERVER: 8.8.8.8#53(8.8.8.8)

Edit : You can use multiple alternatives like Open DNS ( https://www.opendns.com ) etc. to get the same effect. Enjoy !

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