re unix browser problem

Gary Palmer gjp at
Sat Oct 15 18:17:32 UTC 2011

On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 10:36:00AM -0400, Jason Hellenthal wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 04:04:43PM +0200, kapral wrote:
> > On Sat, 15 Oct 2011 09:46:57 -0400, Jason Hellenthal <jhell at>
> > wrote:
> > > On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 02:39:43PM +0200, kapral wrote:
> > >> it might be caused by insecure dns ipv4 because this domain le100
> > resolvs
> > >> for ip that belong to seedo not to google i dont know i fought seedo is
> > >> not
> > >> owned by google but i am a newbie sorry for a problem
> > > 
> > > I would take a educated guess that your search provideer in FF is
> > > Google. And when you open a new browser window and just start to type
> > > something within the search box is when your seeing this traffic occur.
> > > This is traffic you are seeing from search suggestions. If you do not
> > > want to see that traffic then turn off search suggestions and continue
> > > on because as someone else already noted this is not a FreeBSD problem.
> > no the same happends when i type in konquerror and epifany so it is a bsd
> > problem or rather browsers problem the only browser thet dont have this
> > problem is lynx all other have it in FreeBSD and Open BSD i had this
> > connection to this domains dont resolvs via nslookup i dont know
> > what is going on but the connection is from my port 21131 to www port
> > foreign host there shouldn't be this connection because i use blank page as
> > start page and dont use a search provider in other browsers
> This is not a problem... This is called search suggestions and like I
> said turn them off and you wont see this happening.

Also if you have Safe Search enabled, I believe Firefox downloads the 
databases from Google on startup.  I don't run Firefox on FreeBSD to know
for sure but I see it hitting and in my cache logs from other OSs


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