edgy: firefox/epiphany ssl issues
constantine at evanslabs.org
Fri Sep 15 18:59:03 UTC 2006
I've tried this, and it didn't work. It used to be that firefox required
mozilla and mozilla-psm, but that is long since past. Firefox no longer
> 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
> I had the same problem. But my thought was that it was somehow related
> to an install of the Mozilla Browser earlier today. I only did that
> because some other package (I don't recall which one now) depended on it.
> Anyway, I know mozilla needs the "mozilla-psm" package in order to
> access SSL sites (I've always wondered why Firefox alone didn't).
> Anyway, my guess is that the Mozilla Browser and Firefox share a gecko
> library in Ubuntu therefore the sudden added dependency of the
> mozilla-psm package.
> Or it could be some other freakish thing that I haven't a clue about.
> What I did notice was that that after installing the package nothing
> changed. Firefox still acted the same way.
> However when I exited out of XFCE later on and went into KDE Firefox
> started working.
> I guess one has to log out first.
> Anyhow this is all just speculation. I really have no clue.
> But just for the heck of it, try this.
> sudo apt-get install mozilla-psm
> Then log out of X and log back in and see if that helps.
> If it doesn't then I guess I just got lucky and it started working all
> by itself. ;-)
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