Firefox problems

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Thu Dec 18 02:41:42 UTC 2014


On 12/17/2014 08:07 PM, Bill Stanley wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have, in the past week only, been having problems accessing two very
> popular websites.  These are bbc.com and weather.gov.  It fails to
> display when I visit bbc.com and control is transferred to
> static.bbci.co.uk.  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?
>

Usually when a web site will not work for me in Firefox it is because I 
denied it some type of permission. Often this is not accepting cookies, 
sometimes even third party cookies.  Check to see if you refused cookies.

Regards,  Jim




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