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Old 05-27-2008, 02:06 AM   #1
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no internet in firefox BUT konqueror has


hi, i have installed VL5.8 in my virtual box.. here is the details of

ifconfig:

Code:
vector:/~
root:# ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 08:00:27:BA:DC:A1
          inet addr:10.0.2.15  Bcast:10.0.2.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          UP BROADCAST NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:1434 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1585 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:794605 (775.9 KiB)  TX bytes:318628 (311.1 KiB)
          Interrupt:11 Base address:0xc020

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
i am just wondering ON why the internet connects in konqueror BUT not in firefox considering i am using the same proxy.

pls help thanks
 
Old 05-27-2008, 08:57 PM   #2
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What is the message firefox gives you?

"Proxy server refusing connections"

Do you need to authenticate to the proxy?


If Konqueror works online, but FF doesn't, then your connecting fine, its must be a config error. Like typing in the wrong proxy address/port etc. Can you post your Konqueror and FF configs?

Does it work without the proxy?
 
Old 05-28-2008, 01:27 AM   #3
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What is the message firefox gives you?

"Proxy server refusing connections"

Do you need to authenticate to the proxy?


If Konqueror works online, but FF doesn't, then your connecting fine, its must be a config error. Like typing in the wrong proxy address/port etc. Can you post your Konqueror and FF configs?

Does it work without the proxy?

1. ffox says: unable to find www.site.com, iF you are using a firewall or proxy it may be preventing ffox to connect ... something like that.

2. i am sure they are using the same settings. i use proxies since im testing it here in the offce and we use proxies to connect to the net. .


3. i have tried using our 2 proxies in konqueror and it works fine.. BUT nothing happens in ffox.. same message as the posted above always dsplays
 
Old 05-28-2008, 01:42 AM   #4
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Do you get a lovely proxy config file from your admin peeps?

http://server/proxy.pac or something? (then you know its not your settings)

If not, then you must have typed it wrong. I would be checking hard that I hadn't made a typo dude.

Do you have an application layer firewall?
Can you see if the connections are appearing in the proxy logs? (may just be denied)

Have you made any changes to firefox that might affect its connectivity? (Extensions, toolbars, etc, I had TorButton installed for a bit, with one click it changes the proxy you use...)

"No proxy for:".. what addresses have you got in there?
 
Old 05-28-2008, 02:08 AM   #5
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Do you get a lovely proxy config file from your admin peeps?

http://server/proxy.pac or something? (then you know its not your settings)

If not, then you must have typed it wrong. I would be checking hard that I hadn't made a typo dude.

Do you have an application layer firewall?
Can you see if the connections are appearing in the proxy logs? (may just be denied)

Have you made any changes to firefox that might affect its connectivity? (Extensions, toolbars, etc, I had TorButton installed for a bit, with one click it changes the proxy you use...)

"No proxy for:".. what addresses have you got in there?

1. the NO PROXY for implies to sites such as google, yahoo, google.com/linux even the ffox site.

2. im sure its not a typo. i have tried all angles of the proxy in ffox that is also used in konqueror. .

3. we also use the same proxy in our host (the PC in the office) but no problem for ffox.


4. firewall is kmyfirewall .. i have dsabled it already but still ffox does not respond. . . oh by the way.. i have tried using the other browser in VL, which is seamonkey.. it also does not connect to the internet.. so KONQUEROR is the last browser standing in my case. .


5. i have tried pinging google and yes it responds. .


6. do you think that's its only the config problem with regards to ffox? and NOT my network setup ?
 
Old 05-28-2008, 02:20 AM   #6
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"No Proxy for:" doesn't imply anything.. its a setting in Firefox..

Usually you put 127.0.0.1 in there so you don't use a proxy for an address the proxy server cannot serve.

You may have a * in there or something.. lol
 
Old 05-28-2008, 03:00 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by grizly View Post
"No Proxy for:" doesn't imply anything.. its a setting in Firefox..

Usually you put 127.0.0.1 in there so you don't use a proxy for an address the proxy server cannot serve.

You may have a * in there or something.. lol
oh sorry no proxy for yes the IP that u gave plus localhost
 
Old 05-28-2008, 03:20 AM   #8
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http://linux.about.com/od/softbrowse...b_Browsers.htm

A list of other web-browsers you could try.. although yes, I do think it is a configuration error, if you can still connect fine using Konqueror, but not with FF..

Because, this implies that:

1. You are connected to a network.
2. Your network is routed to the internet correctly.
3. You have permission to access the internet. (Proxy auth, or no auth)
4. Your web-traffic isn't being filtered or restricted. (Konqueror remember)
5. Your settings are correct for one browser, as it can connect.
6. Your proxy server is working correctly, as one can connect.
7. Every layer in TCP/IP is functioning correctly, as Konqueror is working. (Layer 7+8)
8. ??

Which can only imply to me.. (albeit an admin with limited experience) that you have misconfigured Firefox somehow.

Can you try removing firefox, and reinstalling it. (or running as a user instead of root if you are infact running it as root)
 
Old 05-28-2008, 04:10 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grizly View Post
http://linux.about.com/od/softbrowse...b_Browsers.htm

A list of other web-browsers you could try.. although yes, I do think it is a configuration error, if you can still connect fine using Konqueror, but not with FF..

Because, this implies that:

1. You are connected to a network.
2. Your network is routed to the internet correctly.
3. You have permission to access the internet. (Proxy auth, or no auth)
4. Your web-traffic isn't being filtered or restricted. (Konqueror remember)
5. Your settings are correct for one browser, as it can connect.
6. Your proxy server is working correctly, as one can connect.
7. Every layer in TCP/IP is functioning correctly, as Konqueror is working. (Layer 7+8)
8. ??

Which can only imply to me.. (albeit an admin with limited experience) that you have misconfigured Firefox somehow.

Can you try removing firefox, and reinstalling it. (or running as a user instead of root if you are infact running it as root)

1. i am running ffox as user and not root. .. il try configuring it still and update this post asap. thanks again!!


EDIT:

2. i have upgrade ffox but still same results

Last edited by ic_torres; 05-28-2008 at 04:40 AM.
 
Old 05-28-2008, 04:59 AM   #10
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Offcourse this is configuration problem in Firefox.

be superuser
and 1st remove Firefox
then re-install and left everything default.
Try to browse....
If u failed again then try to use proxy
See whats happened ?

any output post here.
 
Old 05-28-2008, 02:40 PM   #11
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Where did you get the firefox app from? Vector sources or from Mozilla? (VL 5.8 Slapt-get source list is old BTW)

Could be a bad package job.

Try mergerdin's suggestion above and let us know what happens.
 
Old 05-29-2008, 02:55 AM   #12
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update:

1. version of ffox :

/var/log/packages/firefox-2.0.0.6-i586-6vl58


2. output :

Quote:
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.

Last edited by ic_torres; 05-29-2008 at 05:02 AM.
 
Old 05-29-2008, 12:59 PM   #13
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Your version of Firefox is definitely old (2.0.0.6)

go get the latest(2.0.0.14) version at this link:

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html

That should resolve your issue.
 
Old 06-03-2008, 03:01 AM   #14
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Your version of Firefox is definitely old (2.0.0.6)

go get the latest(2.0.0.14) version at this link:

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html

That should resolve your issue.

nope. it did not. same problem still

Code:
vector:/~/firefox
me:$ ./firefox
(ffox browser opens)

same output message as posted above..   :cry:

tried having slapt-get :

root:# slapt-get --update
Retrieving package data [http://vectorlinux.cs.utah.edu/vecli...ages/]...Faile d to download: couldn't connect to host
Retrieving package data [ftp://vectorlinux.cs.utah.edu/pub/ve...clinux-5.8/pac kages/]...Failed to download: couldn't connect to host


does this mean it cannot connect to the internet? (sorry for being noob here. )

some details :

root:# ping -c4 www.google.com
PING www.l.google.com (64.233.189.104) 56(84) bytes of data.

--- www.l.google.com ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 3001ms

Last edited by ic_torres; 06-03-2008 at 03:31 AM.
 
Old 06-03-2008, 05:03 AM   #15
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You can try adding these to your .bashrc file:
Quote:
export http_proxy=http://user:password@my.proxy.server:port/
export ftp_proxy=http://user:password@my.proxy.server:port/
Before you run apt-get..

I'm still thinking about your problem, but I just can't see why it wouldn't work in one, when it clearly does in the other.

Apparently you can use it for each invocation with:
Quote:
#http_proxy=http://host:port slapt-get --update

Last edited by grizly; 06-03-2008 at 05:05 AM. Reason: Emoticons..
 
  


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