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Old 07-16-2008, 04:45 AM
Hong Hao
Default Firefox is currently in offline mode and can't browse the Web

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 06:22:45AM +0200, Miernik wrote:
> I installed a new Gentoo installation, and now when I open Firefox I get:
> Firefox is currently in offline mode and can't browse the Web.
> The browser is operating in its offline mode and cannot connect to the
> requested item.
> * Is the computer connected to an active network?
> * Place the browser in online mode and try again.
> My computer is surely connected to an active network, I can wget without
> problems, and of course I can go to the File menu and switch off the
> stupid "Offline" mode, but I don't want to do that every time I start
> Firefox, so why does he put me in this mode in the first place? What can
> I do to have Firefox start normally, like it does in Debian?
> It's a pity that Linux applications start to behave more and more like
> MS-Windows ones - they do what THEY think is best instead of letting the
> user do what he wants. I want to browse the web and I am online, while
> the stupid program thinks I am offline, and prevents me to browse the
> web.
> --
> Miernik
> http://miernik.name/
> --
> gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org mailing list
Do you compile your filefox with networkmanager USE flag?

Hong Hao oahong@gmail.com
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