On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 11:42:31PM +0900, Samantha wrote:
> On Thursday 01 March 2007 07:07:52 pm Chad Perrin wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 08:58:24AM +0900, Samantha wrote:
> > > I emailed with him a few times offlist... He's in Gentoo in the GNOME
> > > Environment.  I thought of permission issues, so suggested that he run
> > > firefox as root, but looks like he tried it and it didn't work.
> > >
> > > It definitely sounds like a system or network issue, though.
> > >
> > > Maybe something funky in the .mozilla folder underneath the
> > > /home/username directory.
> >
> > He reported trying to connect via the links browser, which also did not
> > work.  As such, it seems unlikely that it has anything to do with the
> > operation of any of his browser applications.
> 
> :) I thought he said he had even tried using *links*.  (as in a href=  
> Hyperlinks, as the Lynx browswer isn't spelled links.) :)

Debian:
  $ apt-cache show links
  Package: links
  Priority: optional
  Section: web
  Installed-Size: 936
  Maintainer: Peter Gervai <grin / tolna.net>
  Architecture: i386
  Version: 0.99+1.00pre12-1
  Provides: www-browser
  Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.2.ds1-4), libgpmg1 (>= 1.19.6-1)
  Conflicts: links-ssl (<< 0.99-1.1)
  Filename: pool/main/l/links/links_0.99+1.00pre12-1_i386.deb
  Size: 384846
  MD5sum: d4670831b63a80e4d4fbe01b1155350d
  SHA1: 52209622cf4c9e9c4d9d59c652370bcca4cfc2f6
  SHA256: db6f879de6afbd6de526569eda0fb85cf8949fa7a3730d8854885871c9c02ead
  Description: Character mode WWW browser
   Links is a lynx-like character mode browser. It includes support
   for rendering tables and frames, features background downloads, can
   display colors and has many other features.


FreeBSD:
  $ cat /usr/ports/www/links/pkg-descr
  Lynx-like WWW browser with text and graphics modes with many features
  like displaying tables, menus, etc.

  WWW: http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~clock/twibright/links/

  - Michael Vasilenko
  acid / stu.cn.ua


> 
> It's obviously a network issue after seeing that it affects more people in the 
> area... 

I'm beginning to think it's an ISP issue, yeah.

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