[xubuntu-users] Website completely inaccessible from Xubuntu

Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Sat Sep 7 11:28:17 UTC 2013

Clear cookies. 
Clear cache. 

Maybe the site requires reverse DNS and perhaps your ISP isn't providing this. 


Sent from my android device.

-----Original Message-----
From: Anthony Papillion <anthony at papillion.me>
To: Xubuntu Support and User Discussions <xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Sat, 07 Sep 2013 2:42
Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] Website completely inaccessible from Xubuntu

On 09/06/2013 08:26 PM, James Freer wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 2:14 AM, Anthony Papillion <anthony at papillion.me> wrote:
>> Hi Gang,
>> I'm experiencing a weird problem that I can't seem to track the source
>> of down. I'm hoping someone here might be able to shed some light on
>> what might be going on and how I can go about fixing it.
>> On Wednesday morning, I attempted to go to www.schneier.com from my
>> Xubuntu box (this is the website of security expert Bruce Schneier).
>> I've been to the site many times with no problem at all. But, as of
>> Wednesday morning, I can't access the site at all.
>> Today, I thought it might be a problem with my network so I attempted to
>> access the website from another computer. It worked! So the problem
>> seems to specifically be based on my Xubuntu 12.04 machine and I don't
>> know how to resolve it.
>> I've checked in the /etc/hosts file to make sure nothing was there and
>> everything is fine. I've checked my firewall 'just in case'. No
>> problems. I'm at my wits end trying to resolve this.
>> Any ideas?
>> Thanks,
>> Anthony
> I am also using 12.04 and looked just now... seems fine. Seemed ok on
> 13.04 which is on my other machine - could well be your machine and a
> new install would clear it. 13.10 is drawing close.

Yeah, I'm sure a new install would clear it up. But I'm not willing to
do that at this point. I'm in the middle of a project and don't have the
time to mess with a full new install. I'd just like to get this actually
resolved. There has to be a reason why this is happening on this box.


xubuntu-users mailing list
xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/xubuntu-users
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/xubuntu-users/attachments/20130907/76d6d7c3/attachment.html>

More information about the xubuntu-users mailing list