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Re: A weird thing about network connections in Icecat (and Firefox) on G

From: Luis Felipe
Subject: Re: A weird thing about network connections in Icecat (and Firefox) on Guix
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 15:42:33 +0000

Hey Chris,

I can't reproduce the behavior you describe. I'm using

guix 08d8c2d
linux-libre 5.9.12-gnu
IceCat 78.5.0esr (64-bit)

I did the following twice:

‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
On Monday, December 14, 2020 9:00 PM, Christopher Lemmer Webber 
<> wrote:


> Here's roughly the scenario:
> -   Have icecat/firefox open and browsing websites.
> -   Oops, something happens to the network. Maybe the wifi router goes
>     out briefly or something.

I unplugged the UTP cable from my computer and made sure I had no access to 
anything from IceCat.

> -   You're back! You can ssh into servers again and connect to irc, and
>     even ungoogled-chromium seems fine to browse websites.

I plugged the cable back in.

> -   But weirdly... you have to restart icecat/firefox for things to work
>     right again.

I tried browsing the Web using IceCat again, and it worked normally.

>     Anyone else experience the same? I tried describing this and it sounded
>     like I was the only one having the issue a couple of years ago. Now
>     that I'm not my only household member experiencing the same, I suspect
>     we are probably not alone...?

I'm not sure I've experienced the same, but I'm sure I usually had to restart 
my desktop session whenever the Internet went out before. This hasn't been the 
case in months, though.

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