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Re: [opensuse] How to get firefox to start in online mode
  • From: "Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y)" <mihamina.rakotomandimby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 20:10:07 +0100
  • Message-id: <1169147407.6883.14.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 18:30 +0200, Andre Truter wrote:

> So, the machine will not be connected to a network when he does the demos.

You often are on a network when you are running linux: try to ping
127.0.0.1, then you'll be convinced. There is even a working name
resolution: try to see what IP addres is assigned to 'localhost'.

> 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.

You should just make the Firefox home page either a lank page or
http://localhost/ (if a web server is set up) or file:/// as last
choice.


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