Firefox problems

Bill Stanley bstanle at
Thu Dec 18 02:07:21 UTC 2014


I have, in the past week only, been having problems accessing two very 
popular websites.  These are and  It fails to 
display when I visit and control is transferred to  Firefox displays other sites OK.

I am using Mint Linux (Mate desktop) and the Firefox browser is 30 (for 
Mint 1.0).  I was using the adblock, noscript, flash block and ghostery 
add ons and thinking that one of them was misbehaving, I disabled all of 
the add ons.  It did not change anything.

At first, I thought it was specific to these two websites thinking that 
they were experiencing a denial of service attack or some other internet 
related problem.  Other websites were unaffected such as google, you 
tube and many other websites.  These websites work just fine when I dual 
boot to Windows and use the Windows version of Firefox.  Has anybody 
experienced the same thing?

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