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Old 06-13-2007, 12:44 PM   #1
naveenlinux
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Problem with firefox proxy settings in openSuSE 10.2


I have been using Firefox for quite some time now on my openSuSE 10.2 box with proxy server set manually. I updated my system with some softwares other than Firefox and all of a sudden since yesterday the firefox is giving problems related to proxy server. This is the message:

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Server not found


Firefox can't find the server at www.google.com.

* Check the address for typing errors such as
ww.example.com instead of
www.example.com

* If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network
connection.

* If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure
that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

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I use the same proxy for Konqueror and Opera, and they work fine.

I even saw that SUSE firewall is also disabled.
Are there any changes to be made in the firefox to get it to original shape?
 
Old 06-13-2007, 04:55 PM   #2
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Which means, that you have no access to the internet.

You might have a problem with your network card.

Is it a wireless or wired?
 
Old 06-14-2007, 02:23 AM   #3
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I use the same proxy for Konqueror and Opera, and they work fine.
Doesn't sound like a network card problem.
I've had the same with FF & proxy, so I use Konqueror if I want or need a proxy.... either with JAP or Tor(k).
FF 2.0.0.4 seems to work with Tor.
 
  


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