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January 19th, 2009, 06:16 PM

When I try to access the internet via a wireless connection Firefox never loads the page. My connection is fine because I can use Synaptic and the update manager but not Firefox. However, Firefox runs perfectly on a wired connection. This is a recent problem, I was using the wireless as of Thursday. I am running 8.10 and have an intel PRO/Wireless 4965 AGN. Thanks for the help.

January 19th, 2009, 07:42 PM
Check to see whether in wireless mode whether Firefox starts up in Offline mode.

January 19th, 2009, 08:27 PM
Where would I find that out? Thanks for the help

January 19th, 2009, 08:55 PM
Under File menu in Firefox 3.

January 19th, 2009, 09:16 PM

Under the release notes for 8.10 I found that my wireless card causes kernel panics, which also explains the frequent lock ups. I installed the suggested packages and the problem was solved. I appreciate the help however. Thanks