edgy: firefox/epiphany ssl issues
constantine at evanslabs.org
Fri Sep 15 05:10:22 UTC 2006
That is rather strange,
If you would file a bug on launchpad (assuming there isn't already one
there), we will look into the issue, though unfortunately launchpad
requires an SSL connection!
Justin Kelly wrote:
> Thanks Constantine
> tried your suggestions but it didnt work,
> so i re-enabled the dapper repo uninstalled firefox/epiphany and then
> installed the dapper versions of both
> not the best option - was looking forward to using firefox 'bon echo'
> but at least i can use the internet now :)
> thanks for you help
> On 9/14/06, Constantine Evans <constantine at evanslabs.org> wrote:
>> This is a problem with the upgrade. I had it, and fixed the problem by
>> purging and reinstalling firefox (epiphany depends on firefox for nearly
>> everything). To do so, you can use the following commands:
>> sudo dpkg -P --force-all firefox
>> sudo apt-get install firefox
>> Ignore the dependency warnings, since you will be reinstalling firefox
>> It might be that the problem could be fixed by simply reinstalling
>> firefox without purging, but I purged first anyway. If you have the
>> time, you might want to see if "sudo apt-get install --reinstall
>> firefox" solves the problem first, and report your findings here.
>> Justin Kelly wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> ive just added the edgy repo to my dapper install and upgraded most of
>>> the gnome desktop related packages (mainly in order to get evolution
>>> all went well till i tried to use the edgy verions of firefox and epiphany
>>> if i browse to any site thats got an ssl certificate i get the below
>>> message and cant use that webpage
>>> ##### gmail exmaple ######
>>> "www.google.com" requires an encrypted connection.
>>> The document could not be loaded because encryption support is not installed.
>>> ive installed all the ssl/encryption packages that i think are related
>>> but to no avail.
>>> note: konqueror and opera(from the dapper repo) work fine
>>> Does anyone know what needs to be installed/configured to make ssl
>>> websites work in firefox on edgy?
>>> Any help would be greatly appreciated
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