[ILUG-BOM] Facebook & Hotmail on Ubuntu

Balwinder Singh linux at trustedmachines.com
Fri Apr 10 18:36:37 IST 2009

On Thursday 09 April 2009 12:23:15 Chirag Wazir wrote:
> Hi,
> Pankaj Jangid wrote:
>  > To be precise: (1) The website doesn't load or (2) He is
>  > just not able to Login into the site?
> Sometimes the login page doesn't load - the browser just waits.
> Other times the login page appears but after entering the login/passwd
> and pressing Submit, it doesn't respond. The browser just sits there,
> the percentage bar moves for a while and nothing happens. Usually after
> a longish while he gets a timeout error on the browser - i.e.
> "Server did not respond"....
> Chirag Wazir
> http://chirag.freeshell.org

Try changing TCPMSS setting, it will help, If remote site does not allow 
fragmented packets.
see man iptables for TCPMSS.
Capture packets (using tcpdump) and try to understand what is happening.
If possible post the tcpdump output.

Balwinder Singh

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