Firefox internet access detection

Dave Howorth dhoworth at
Tue Jul 6 12:35:36 UTC 2010

R Kimber wrote:
> Bearing in mind that my PC is continually accessing the internet (news,
> mail, ntp, boinc, etc), is there a simple app that, when I load a *local*
> web page in my browser, would tell me if that page is accessing the internet
> and what site it is accessing? I.e. I need to be able to distinguish
> between what the browser (Firefox) is doing and what everything else is
> doing. I suppose a Firefox add-on would be the answer, but I don't know of
> one. Any suggestions?

firebug will show you what requests are being made, among many other things.

Cheers, Dave

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