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Re: [opensuse] How to get firefox to start in online mode
  • From: Wolfgang Rosenauer <wolfgang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 17:39:24 +0100
  • Message-id: <45AFA2BC.9080103@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Andre Truter wrote:
> I installed openSUSE 10.2 for a client on a laptop. One of the main
> uses he has for it is to go around to clients and demo a web
> application that is installed on the laptop.
> So, the machine will not be connected to a network when he does the demos.
>
> He will also mainly use modem dial up for internet connectivity.
>
> Problem is that apparently Firefox looks at the status of
> NetworkManager to decide if it should start in offline mode of online
> mode.
> So, every time he does a demo, he first need to remember to set
> Firefox in online mode. This is extremely frustrating, as that is the
> last thing you think of if you do a demo on your local machine and it
> is also not so good to try and impress a client and the first thing
> they see is an error message.
>
> Does anybody know if there is a way of overriding this behavior in Firefox?
>
> I have googled, but have not found anything yet.

How is the local demo accessed then?
On a local webserver or as local files? If it's a webserver which IP
address is used then?

Wolfgang
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