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Author Topic: Dillo Annoying Pop-up  (Read 2207 times)

Pita

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Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« on: July 12, 2010, 12:27:01 am »

On a new install of dillo an annoying pop-up window named "Choice 5" is
showing saying the following:

The remote certificate cannot be verified (code 20)

Continue      Cancel

Sometimes several on one website and one cannot continue browsing before
all are addressed to.

How can this pop-up window be cancelled out?
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GrannyGeek

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Re: Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2010, 03:20:38 pm »

What web site is putting up the popups?
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Re: Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2010, 06:03:23 pm »

What web site is putting up the popups?
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Among others "forum.vectorlinux.com",  just one
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GrannyGeek

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Re: Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2010, 09:57:40 pm »

I get the popup on forum.vectorlinux.com, too.

It seems similar to #868 in the Dillo bug tracker. See
 http://www.dillo.org/cgi-bin/bugtrack/Dillo_query.cgi?what=se
No solution is suggested
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Re: Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2010, 01:55:13 pm »

I've upgraded firefox to 3.6.6 from the testing repo. Opening forum.vectorlinux.com with ff's error console gives "Security Error"s related to google ads. I notice all the banner ads load, but don't animate. I'll call it a "feature", as the "splunk" animation is really annoying and uninformative :P

Seriously, I'd bet your Dillo problem is the same issue or related. If much of open source is now considering these site's actions a security hole, the sites themselves may change if you wait. No idea whether you can bypass it, but an idea that you may not, in the end, wish to.
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Re: Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2010, 01:04:55 am »

This pop-up has something to do with PayPal in case of the forum.vectorlinux.com
website. If I click on continue the PayPal Donate pops up if I cancel nothing shows.
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Re: Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2010, 04:30:49 pm »

This pop-up has something to do with PayPal in case of the forum.vectorlinux.com
website. If I click on continue the PayPal Donate pops up if I cancel nothing shows.

If you're seeing the same thing I'm seeing, the Paypal Donate isn't a popup. It's what's on the page from the beginning but obscured by the security certificate popup.
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Re: Dillo Annoying Pop-up
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2010, 06:03:12 pm »

I have to add that in my previous VL6 box which was based on the original
VL6-LIGHT the same dillo version-2.2 had no such security certificate popup
window. That version  I was running on the latest kernel 2.6.27.29.

Unfortunately I lost my VL6 box recently due to sudden death of the HD.
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