firefox loops on mail.yahoo.com with 7.10

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Fri Nov 9 20:25:14 UTC 2007


On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 12:09 -0800, NoOp wrote:
> On 11/09/2007 07:26 AM, glenn opdycke-hansen wrote:
> > I have xubuntu 7.10 installed on a dell laptop (pentium iii)
> > When I try to display the mail.yahoo.com <http://yahoo.com> site the cpu
> > loops for minutes/hours.
> > Any ideas why?
> > 
> > --glenn
> > 
> > 
> 
> Yes - enable cookies. There code is screwed up (nothing unusual here) &
> loops forever until it is able to set a cookie.
> 
> Recommend that you install the Preferences toolbar; that way you can
> turn cookies on & off easily:
> 
> http://prefbar.mozdev.org/
> 
> I typically leave flash, cookies etc turned off unless I visit a site I
> trust & know that they are needed. PrefBar is the easiest that I've
> found to do this on the fly and I've been using it since it first came out.
> 
> 
> 
I keep preferences set to accept cookies and keep them until I close
firefox. That works for most websites that insist on setting cookies,
but I don´t have to think about trying to keep removing them. They clear
every time I close firefox.

Charlie





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