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Cannot access my yahoo mail on Peppermint Dell laptop
« on: August 26, 2017, 10:35:46 pm »
I clicked on my mailbox icon and a message came up saying to upgrade my browser to either Google Chrome or Firefox but I am already using Chrome as my browser. What is this all about?!
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Dell Inspiron laptop using Peppermint 8, Chromebook and Dell netbook using Mint.

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Re: Cannot access my yahoo mail on Peppermint Dell laptop
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2017, 02:08:25 pm »
Does Yahoo use flash ?

In Chrome, try going to
chrome://settings/content

scroll down and in the "Flash" section, put a tick in the "Allow sites to use flash" box.
WARNING: You are logged into reality as 'root'
logging in as 'insane' is the only safe option.
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Re: Cannot access my yahoo mail on Peppermint Dell laptop
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2017, 10:33:10 pm »
I thought of that one already ha! I ticked that box as soon as I got the laptop back from the PC shop- makes no difference. Summat weird is going on here...
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Re: Cannot access my yahoo mail on Peppermint Dell laptop
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2017, 10:39:21 pm »
Well I can access it in Firefox on the Dell, so I will just have to do that, but it's not on that Chrome has blocked my yahoo email access.
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Re: Cannot access my yahoo mail on Peppermint Dell laptop
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2017, 11:53:09 pm »
How do you access Yahoo mail ? .. here:
https://login.yahoo.com/
?

I just signed up for an account in Chrome and it works perfectly :-\

Also, what's the output from:
Code: [Select]
dpkg -l | grep google
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Re: Cannot access my yahoo mail on Peppermint Dell laptop
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2017, 09:17:40 am »
I am also getting this massage on yahoo mail.

 Uh-oh...

We can't get you signed in on this device. Please try on the device that you use most often.

But I can sign in on the same computer using Google Chrome........

A search on the net finds many people with the same problem so I do not think it is the search engine but an issue with Yahoo...

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Re: Cannot access my yahoo mail on Peppermint Dell laptop
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2017, 09:36:54 am »
I found an answer that fixed the issue on firefox -

1. Remove any history, book marks, cookies and passwords for yahoo

2. Go to yahoo and click on the mail log in and log in as normal.

3. do a new book mark.

This worked for me.......

Maybe the same will work on other browsers...........

 


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