Re: firefox does not redirect to login page
- Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:03:52 -0600
- From: David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: firefox does not redirect to login page
On Wed 13 Feb 2019 at 09:44:49 (-0500), Dan Ritter wrote:
> Flo wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I have an old laptop which I set up yesterday. And since it's old I only
> > install the packages I need.
> > Today I realized that I cannot login into an public hotspot.
> > Up to now it worked in a way that I got redirected to the login page
> > where I had to click on the connect button. This does not happen now.
> > It just says it cannot find the webpage.
> > What package is necessary to make firefox able to redirect me to the
> > login page? What do I need to install?
> Try going to http://192.168.1.1
I don't think one can assume that that's the correct address.
You're better off trying to connect to the router, so look
at the output of ip r for the appropriate address (default).
> It's not your browser; it's the public hotspot, which is trying
> to subvert https, and no longer can.