Strange Firefox problem

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Sun Feb 24 00:25:33 UTC 2008


On Saturday 23 February 2008 16:39:49 Christian Csar wrote:
> So far the only problem with Firefox 3 in hardy, is that it seems to 
> have substantial problems visiting Google, but not other websites I have 
> noticed. This also only happens if I go by URL rather than IP address 
> from ping. What is also strange is that it is intermittent within 
> firefox. Google quite simply is not loading after more than 5 minutes, 
> but going to the 64.233.169.104 gets there nearly instantaneously.
> Konqueror gets to google nearly instantaneously.
> 
> I imagine that if this problem affected others that they would have 
> filed some sort of bug report by now, so it may be specific to me.
> 
> My only guess is that Firefox has a google ip hard coded somewhere, 
> which does not make too much sense.
> about:config searching for google does not turn up anything that seems 
> too strange.
> Christian

I have a friend (cced) that told me that he is experiencing probs accessing google via HTTPS.
Not sure it is related. 


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