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Re: Firefox can't find URL's



On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 09:36 -0500, Jim wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 08:00 -0500, Jim wrote:
> >   
> >> FC10- i386
> >>
> >> Firefox can't find URL's,  If I type in rpmfusion.org  or 
> >> http://rpmfusion.org it says it can't find Server at rpmfusion.org, if I 
> >> type in Google search "rpmfusion" it takes me to the Search site for 
> >> rpmfusion.
> >>
> >> If I type in lxer.com, linuxtoday.com, it can't find those Servers 
> >> either. I type in both URLs in a FC8/Firefox
> >> and it can find these Servers
> >>
> >> It can find yahoo.com, fox.com, redhat.com
> >> Why is Firefox pick and choosey on which website it wants to goto.
> >>     
> >
> > It isn't. You probably have a DNS problem. Can you ping any of those
> > sites? Can you look them up with 'dig'?
> >
> > poc
> >
> >   
> I can ping rpmfusion.org and linuxtoday.com , but I can't get through to 
> them on Firefox.
> 
> I also did a dig on lxer.com , linuxtoday.com , rpmfusion.org and I can 
> get Server IP on all three.
> 
> I checked /etc/resolv.conf and Domain and nameserver is set up as it 
> should be , The router gateway.
> 
> I have a FC8 box that is not having this problem.
> 
> I have a laptop setup with FC10 and it's having the same problem as the 
> PC box FC10 with Firefox.

Does "firefox -safe-mode" work? If so, the problem is with one of your
extensions (add-ons). If not, try a different browser, e.g. Konqueror,
and see what happens.

poc


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