Firefox troubleshooting

Here are few quick tips on getting to see what could be wrong with firefox.

Config entries – about:config

Support Information – about:support

Details on config entries – http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries

Reset firefox profile – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/reset-firefox-easily-fix-most-problems

Firefox profiles – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data

 

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slow ssh connection

If you are experiencing slow ssh connections, then possibly your system is trying to do reverse lookup of the IP address. If that is the case, then you can add the below to “hosts” line in /etc/nsswitch.conf file.

‘[NOTFOUND=return]’

The other cause for slow connections can be GSSAPI authentication. If that is the case, then the simplest solution is to add the following in your “~/.ssh/config” file:

GSSAPIAuthentication no

 

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ssh reverse tunning..

If you want to access some local resources like the release website from the remote server when you are connecting to the remoter server using ssh over VPN, then possibly reverse ssh tunnelling is the best option. So, basically when you are connecting to the remote server, you tell the server your intent to do so and which local resource you want to connect to and on which port.So, here I want to connnet to google.com and tunnel the data to 192.168.131.921:9090 tthough the tunnel, then the command to use will be  ::

ssh google.com -R 8010:172.16.131.92:9090

Now, on the remote server whenever you want to connect to 172.16.131.92:9090, you can do wget http://localhost:8010….

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