Failed Firefox connection
wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 18:14:01 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-09-14 at 10:38 -0500, Bill Stanley wrote:
> > Try to test ping
> >> ping google.com
> > See what happen.
> >> Hi,
> >> My taskbar shows that I have an internet connection but Firefox isn't able
> >> to connect with the internet lately.
> >> Don't know if this happened after I installed a DVD copying program.
> >> Any suggestions as to how to get Firefox connecting again?
> >> Thunderbird also cant connect.
> The fact that two separate programs are having Internet connectivity problems
> indicates that it isn't a problem with Firefox or Thunderbird but is something
> It was suggested that you try ping. This is a good starting point for finding
> a problem. Use the console for the ping test because I found that the GUI tools
> (specifically "Administration/Network Tools") sometimes give inaccurate results.
> If the ping test failed look to make sure that the network cable to the modem
> is not loose (this should be an obvious place to look)
Make sure that the cat didn't knock the power supply loose to
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