DNS resolves... but doesn't....

Tyler Aviss tjaviss-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Tue Nov 10 18:06:08 UTC 2009

Here's a weird one.
I'm setting up a new box, and I know I must have messed something up
along the way, but for the life of me I can't figure out what.

My /etc/resolv.conf is correct
I'm not running bind or nscd
I've blacklisted IPV6

When I do a "ping" or a "dig"... my DNS happily resolves properly:
$ ping download.virtualbox.org
PING dlc.sun.com ( 56(84) bytes of data.
$ ping volatile.debian.org
PING volatile.debian.org ( 56(84) bytes of data.

However, any other commands (Iinks, wget, apt-get, scp, ssh) can't
seem to resolve DNS:

W: Failed to fetch
 Could not resolve 'volatile.debian.org'

W: Failed to fetch
 Could not resolve 'download.virtualbox.org'

Anyone know what might be up with this?
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