Problem loading gmail page

Asked by Joe

Firefox displays the following for gmail.
"The page isn't redirecting properly.
Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.
This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies."
Cookies were inadvertently blocked. How can this be unblocked in ubuntu 10.04?

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inashdeen (inashdeen) said :

i suggest you to use google chrome. there are quite lots of problem when using firefox. hope this help to resolve all the problems

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Joe (jalsenz) said :

Thanks for the suggestion. I have a second PC identical setup that can access that site. I would still like to know how to unblock a site as that option isn't in tools or preferences.

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

If you use a new profile in firefox, does it work. Your current profile may be at fault

+1 for...well...anything but firefox, it's nasty

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Joe (jalsenz) said :

Yes, changing users in Ubuntu lets me load that site. I want to unblock it in my original users login in Ubuntu to accept cookies.

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

Ok then its a profile issue. If you rename ~/.mozilla can you access the web ok. This will give you vanilla settings but should be ok.

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Joe (jalsenz) said :

Referring to my original post, when I try to open my gmail page, that message is displayed. I have no problem surfing the web. I unintentionally blocked that page from posting cookies. All I wanted to know, is there a way to unblock it? I'm not sure what you mean by renaming ~/.mozilla. Perhaps you could elaborate. Thanks

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Joe (jalsenz) said :

After many hours of searching and reading the solution to my problem was rather simple.
In Firefox 3.6.8 in the Preference/Privacy menu you have to change the Firefox will: to "Use custom settings for history" and there is "Accept cookies from sites" Exceptions box. In it was my problem web site.
Problem resolved.