Accessing internet with firefox

yair hougui yair_hougui at
Fri Aug 24 05:58:14 UTC 2007

I am using direct connection to the internet. 
I also get similar behavior when trying (in firefox configuration) to use the proxy of my ISP 

----- Original Message ----
From: James Takac <p3nndrag0n at>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at>
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2007 8:06:41 AM
Subject: Re: Accessing internet with firefox

On Friday 24 August 2007 14:28:51 yair hougui 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.
> 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

Hi Yair

Are you using a proxy or a direct connection to the net? You can get similar 
via some proxies as some will block certain sites and some sites will block 
certain ip ranges which a given proxy may fall into. If using a proxy, maybe 
worth trying another one


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