From: John Allman (allmanj at domain houseofireland.com)
Date: Wed 18 Sep 2002 - 12:54:03 IST
Daniel Stuart Kelly wrote:
>Go easy on me I'm new at this. First Proper RH installation (Any proper linux
>install for that matter)
>I've almost successfully set up netscape 7 on this new installation. The
>problem is when I run it it wants to go to some registration crap.
>Now its online registration, so it goes out to get a connection. But this
>connection is blocked by a firewall, because its not routed through a proxy.
>this times out and opens the browser, which tries another connection, also
>denied by the firewall.
>Next thing I do is go into the proxy setup and put in the details. using the
>same browser window I can gleefuly waste company time without any problems.
>However the instant I close that window the proxy settings are lost to
>Mozilla, Konqueror and Netscape 4.x are working fine, browsing-wise but I need
>7 to work with a mailadmin server. that or IE.. but I'mm trying to escape the
>evil clutches .. (na na na.. escaping M$ grasp spiel...)
>What I'd like to know is there any way of doing either of the following.. and
>how do I do them .. Pointing me at docs would be sufficient...
>1. Routing all http traffic leaving the system through the proxy (there's auth
>2. Sticking the proxy setting manually into netscape (what file where?)
>3. Fing a big hammer to break something with.
>Thanks in advance
>Daniel Stuart - Kelly
>linux n00b extraordanaire
I would be shocked if the latest mozilla release (1.0.1 i think) cannot
do what netscape 7 can. I really think you should try this. i know for a
fact that there are easy to install rpms for mozilla 1.0 available at
(i'm assuming this is a normal x86 pc and not a sparc or an alpha or
seriously - give this a shot.
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