Accessing internet with firefox

yair hougui yair_hougui at
Fri Aug 24 04:55:29 UTC 2007

I am able to ping yahoo and a get a reply, wget does not work. 

----- Original Message ----
From: Mr Shunz <mrshunz at>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at>
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2007 7:47:16 AM
Subject: Re: Accessing internet with firefox

On 8/24/07, yair hougui <yair_hougui at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I just installed ubuntu and I am trying to access the internet with firefox.
> I manage to access several sites but others I cannot.
> For example I manage to access google but cannot load pages like Yahoo and
> CNN.

Can you ping/traceroute those hosts?

> I already set the DNS servers and disabled ipv6 on my firefox browser. Also
> tried to reduce the MTU from 1500 to 1492 as someone suggested in the
> mailing list.
> Is there something else that can be done to try solving the problem?
> Thanks,
> Yair

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