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[Calamares] Installer should use OpenNIC instead of Google public DNS
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We should consider not using Google public DNS, and instead use something like OpenNIC in /etc/resolv.conf by default.

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mladen created this task.Oct 16 2017, 14:42

I agree that using Google DNS servers by default is problematic: Tracking concerns.

OpenNIC is interesting but a politically radical move, which I don't think we should do by default either.

Is a default needed at all?

I believe debian-installer has no default DNS server, but asks the user if no local default is signalled via DHCP.

zlatan.todoric assigned this task to mak.Jan 11 2018, 07:29
mak triaged this task as Low priority.Apr 8 2018, 09:36

Hmm, Calamares doesn't set any DNS resolver, and resolv.conf is fully autogenerated on all PureOS systems. On my system, NetworkManager automatically configures a DNS server when I connect to a network.