Mar 11 2013
By: pimentel2 Survivor 2787 posts
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Login/posting not working on Linux

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Alright, so I've used both Chromium and Firefox (running on Ubuntu Linux), and logging into the forum is not working. I've even tried switching the user agents, etc, and nothing works.

 

The only reason I'm able to post on there now is that I've setup the exact same version of Firefox (except the Windows version) running under WINE.

 

I've cleared cookies, profiles, tried temporary profiles, and still no luck.

 

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Login/posting not working on Linux

Mar 11, 2013

What's the response you're given when the login attempt fails?  It should be in a yellow box within the SEN login frame, above the field in which you enter your email address.

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Re: Login/posting not working on Linux

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Mar 11, 2013

Tempest_Fire wrote:

What's the response you're given when the login attempt fails?  It should be in a yellow box within the SEN login frame, above the field in which you enter your email address.


It either:

 

- Reloads the login page, again, and I get trapped in a never-ending cycle

 

or

 

- Redirects to the forum, where I remain logged out

 

No response is given when the login attempt fails.

 

Thank you for your quick response, Tempest_Fire!

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Re: Login/posting not working on Linux

Mar 11, 2013

Thanks for the feedback.  I'll send this along to the right folks.

 

In addition, if anyone else on a Linux box has this problem, can you please reply to this thread with your experience?

 

Thanks

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Re: Login/posting not working on Linux

Mar 16, 2013

Just tried logging in again. Still isn't working on Chromium nor Firefox. I now recieve this message on Chromium:

 


Some services on PlayStation.com may be unavailable due to the phased restoration of PlayStation®Network.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to restore all services shortly

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Re: Login/posting not working on Linux

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Mar 17, 2013

Try again on a Live CD of a later/stable linux build... 

 

Im on... 

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686) AppleWebKit/537.33 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/27.0.1430.0 Safari/537.33

Works fine...

As does back up browser 1...

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686) AppleWebKit/537.22 (KHTML, like Gecko) Ubuntu Chromium/25.0.1364.160 Chrome/25.0.1364.160 Safari/537.22

or and back up browser 2

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux i686; rv:19.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/19.0 

 

What distro are you running...


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Re: Login/posting not working on Linux

Apr 22, 2013

Turned out some of the packages responsible for cookie management and SSL were broken. Fixed now. This is solved Smiley Happy 

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