[ubuntu-uk] Wireless Network Connectivity

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 20:10:30 UTC 2011


Sounds like an IPv6 problem, probably in Firefox. IIRC, you change this in
the about:config settings. I'll look through the archive to check...

Cofion/Regards,
Neil.
On 6 Apr 2011 20:10, "Steve Flynn" <anothermindbomb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06/04/11 20:00, Phil Wood wrote:
>>
>> To be clear; I can connect to my wireless network, but running Firefox
>> on any website ellicits:
>>
>> *The connection has timed out - The server at **www.bbc.co.uk*
>> <http://www.bbc.co.uk/>*is taking too long to respond*.
>>
>> Via a terminal window I can successfully ping www.bbc.co.uk
>> <http://www.bbc.co.uk/> .
>>
>> I run Firefox on a desktop PC and this also connects (W7) OK. I've
>> tried to copy the Firefox settings as best as I can, without success.
>>
>
> Have you set up a proxy entry in Firefox? Do you need one for you
location?
>
> The fact that you can ping the website shows traffic is getting out...
> if you view the site in lynx (a purely text based browser which will
> probably require installation via
>
> sudo apt-get install lynx-cur
>
> ... do you get any sight of the site, if you pardon the pun?
>
>
>
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