firefox internet connectivity

Asked by Steve Shapiro

Just installed 10.04 on a dedicated hard drive. Problem that I am having is the only web site that Firefox allows me to connect to is Google.com or Gmail. Everything else just sits and thinks and never connects.
I am using a hardwired Ethernet router and switch (Sis191 Ethernet adapter in box). I've even tried to assign a static address to a new connection (IPV4) and depending on how this was set, I wasn't able to connect at all or just to google again.
The arrows on the top of the screen shows I am connected, maybe these know more than I do.
Back on the windows 7, 32 bit drive and no connectivity issues.
My apologies if this or a similar question has already been posted.
(Also, is there a way to dual boot this box with the 2 separate HDD's?)
Thanks in advance,
Steve
(Box is an Acer AM1610)

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Mario Tomljenović (tomljenovicmario) said :
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Have you tried with another browser, like Google Chrome or Opera?

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Steve Shapiro (liveelectrode) said :
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No, just the browser that was supplied with the install package (Firefox.) If there have been issues with Firefox/Ubintu, I could try to install another browser.

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Mario Tomljenović (tomljenovicmario) said :
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Yes, please try with another browser.

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Steve Shapiro (liveelectrode) said :
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Thanks Mario Tomljenović, that solved my question.

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Steve Shapiro (liveelectrode) said :
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I had perfect Internet connectivity for one day on all browsers Firefox, Chrome and Opera (The day I installed Chrome and Opera and Ubuntu also installed many updates). Now it's back to only allowing google although it will partially load some other pages (maybe from cookies or files?).
I have done the ping and have no loss. I have checked the IP address and it is correct. I've even changed my router. With Windows 7, same computer, no connectivity issues. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks, Steve

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Mario Tomljenović (tomljenovicmario) said :
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Check if you have firewall turned on. If it is turned on, turn it off and try again.

It is ussually in System>Administration>Firewall Configuration

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