[clug] ssl and https

dylan porter dylan.porter3 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 01:28:40 MST 2011

On 02/21/2011 09:09 PM, Peter Barker wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Feb 2011, dylan porter wrote:
>> Right well my computer is a toshiba satellite l500d, it is running
>> ubuntu 10.10. It has a realtek 8191se wifi card in it which i gave up on
>> because the driver didnt work. I now have an asus usb wifi card that
>> works.
> Nice you got *something* working!
> Did you stumble across this page when trying to get your 8191se
> working? http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1469823
yeah i saw all the threads on ubuntu i sort of gave up on it after a few
>> My problem is that i cannot connect to some websites that have ssl and
>> https, like facebook and sourceforge and it wont connect to instant
>> messengers.
> Can you describe the nature of the error you are receiving?  For
> example, is the request timing out?  Is a dialogue box appearing and
> giving you an error?  Are you getting an "invalid certificate" error
> or similar?
it comes up with timed out and such like but when i ping the server it
replies in average time
>> The thing that confuses me is that i can connect to these things in my
>> Windows XP virtual machine.
> I suppose that's what you'd call a "workaround" :-)  Virtualisation is
> wonderful.
problem is that takes up much more cpu time and memory then just running
> Keep working at it.  We'll get it working.
>> dylan porter
> Yours,

dylan porter

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