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certificate errors block everry website every time

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using linux with firefox defualt which is 14 i get the certificate error on any website evrytime, some say incorrect algorythms others say diffferent things no exception feature is available, im stuck, cant upgrade firefox cant get to mint or any forum

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Hi davidspriggs, your Firefox identified itself as version 16.0, which either is wrong or is totally obsolete.

Much of the web is moving to TLS 1.2 as a mininum (protocol), and you need at least Firefox 27 for that. The current supported versions of Firefox are:

See also: Update Firefox to the latest release

If your distribution of Linux is a "dead end" that can't connect to anything, you might need to download a different distribution using a different computer. I don't know how you migrate data from one to the other.

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Yeah, you have a terribly out of date version of Firefox, so you should update ASAP.