Problems With Running Firefox Under Xfce
freebsd at dreamchaser.org
Fri Apr 20 04:25:58 UTC 2018
On 04/19/18 22:06, B J wrote:
>> I used to have a similar sort of problem, not exactly the same.
>> Rather than rebooting, have you tried re-initing or re-starting
>> just the appropriate processes? As I recall, I usually got my
>> situation resolved by re-establishing my firewall rules using "sh
>> ipfw_rules" or something like that. I never did figure out why it
>> was dropping out, but it happened under similar circumstances.
> Thanks for your comment.
> Part of the problem is that, for some reason, I can't toggle between
> enabling and disabling the network interface, which I was able to do
> I made a note of the IP address and the net mask and entered them by
> hand. It seemed to work but in more recent versions of Xfce, it did
> that automatically.
Not sure I understand what xfce has to do with this.
If the problem is the network not working, it isn't an xfce problem;
you can enable and disable the network interface from any terminal
window using ifconfig as root:
ifconfig re0 down
ifconfig re0 up
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