Firefox problems

johnny candj01 at att.net
Thu Dec 18 14:46:36 UTC 2014


On 12/17/2014 09:41 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> 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
>
>
You could try Help- Firefox health report- reset
GB Johnny70++



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