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Re: Network Manager, Firefox and more on FC10



On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 7:49 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> David R Wilson wrote:
>> The startup screen with the travelling bars near the bottom of the
>> screen is a waste of time.  There is a reason I want to see what the box
>> is doing, and prefer the FC9 behavior.  With FC9 I could hit a key and
>> watch for problems.  I didn't find any documentation on how to change
>> that to the FC9 behavior.
>
> Just press ESC.
>
>> Firefox refuses to handle a bad certificate.  That is all well and good,
>> until your dealing with a firewall that doesn't have one that is valid.
>> I didn't find a way to get beyond the complaint about the certificate.
>> I had to grab my laptop with FC9 to deal with that problem.  FC10 made
>> doing anything with the https interface impossible.
>
> As others have pointed out, there is a way to do this in Firefox, but you
> could also use a browser which makes this much less of a PITA. Konqueror
> allows you to allow the certificate for the current session or even forever
> in 2 clicks.


He could also read the page Firefox puts up when such a certificate is
encountered.

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