Firefox on Dapper fails on https even though mozilla-psm is installed
forsberg at efod.se
Fri Apr 21 15:52:42 UTC 2006
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I upgraded my Debian Sarge to Dapper Drake Beta yesterday. I'm fully
aware that this is not a supported process, so I was expecting
trouble. Most things went fine though.
My firefox is causing trouble. It refuses to visit https sites,
instead giving me this error message:
Unexpected response from server Firefox doesn't know how to
communicate with the server.
* Check to make sure your system has the Personal Security Manager
* This might be due to a non-standard configuration on the
This is odd, since mozilla-psm is indeed installed:
dpkg -l firefox mozilla-psm
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Description
ii firefox 1.5.dfsg+1.5.0 lightweight web browser based on Mozilla
ii mozilla-psm 1.7.12-1.1ubun The Mozilla Internet application suite - Per
I've tried purging (dpkg --purge) firefox, mozilla and mozilla-psm
then reinstalling. Didn't help. I've also tried removing my ~/.mozilla
to see if the problem was profile-related - didn't help.
Mozilla happily visits https sites, so the mozilla-psm library seems
to work at least partially.
Any help on this would be appreciated!
Erik Forsberg http://efod.se
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