Firefox problems

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Thu Dec 18 15:37:50 UTC 2014


On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:28:40AM -0500, Bill Stanley wrote:
> On 12/17/2014 09:10 PM, Wade Smart wrote:
> >www.bbc.com works but bbc.com does redirect.
> >weather.gov I had no problems with... both on Firefox.
> >What version of ff are you using?
> >--
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> >Registered Linux Machine: #408606
> >Linux since June 2005
> >
> Hi Wade,
> 
> As I mentioned before, I am using Firefox 30.  I recently installed
> Chromium and the same problem affects both Firefox and Chromium.  It
> seems to be a operating system problem and not a problem specific to
> Firefox.  What would be blocking these two (and maybe more) websites
> but allows other websites to run properly?
> 
> I am going to try other web browsers to see if they are affected as well.
> 
It sounds as if it might be some sort of DNS problem.

What happens if you try 'host bbc.com' on the command line (or
whatever the site that was causing you problems).


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Chris Green



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