"Cookie Mismatch" when using Gmail.
pumpkin at cotse.net
Sat Jan 8 19:42:59 UTC 2011
I wonder if any kind soul can help. My understanding is that this
conflict between aspects of Gmail and Torbutton is hardly unique to me.
On 05/01/11 11:25, Matthew wrote:
> More information appended at the end.
>> I login to Gmail as normal. I go to Settings / Accounts and Import
>> / Change Account Settings - Google Account Settings. When I click
>> on that link the URL changes to
>> https://www.google.com/accounts/CookieMismatch and the screen shows.
>> We've detected a problem with your cookie settings.
>> Enable cookies
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>> browser-specific instructions
>> Clear cache and cookies
>> If you have cookies enabled but are still having trouble, clear your
>> browser's cache and cookies
>> Adjust your privacy settings
>> If clearing your cache and cookies doesn't resolve the problem, try
>> adjusting your browser's privacy settings. If your settings are on
>> high, manually add *www.google.com <http://www.google.com>* to your
>> list of allowed sites. Learn more
> To add some more information:
> Vidalia + NoScript does not present any cookie issues. I can access
> Account Settings. The problem is when TorButton is used.
> I then used TorButton's preferences to remove all the protections by
> unticking as much as possible (effectively making TorButton worthless).
> I still get the same error!
> I rebooted and cleaned the cache and cookies and still I cannot access
> the Account Settings aspect of Gmail. It is as if TorButton per se is
> the issue irrespective of any security settings it uses.
> In my Firefox cookie section I have cookies for mail.google.com that
> read: GX, GXSP, gmailchat, TZ, GMAIL_AT, and S.
> Yet Gmail still claims that cookies are not installed.
> I did an about:cache and then searched for torbutton. There were about
> 100 entries which include:
> I did change regen_google cookies to true but this did not change
> anything. Perhaps one needs to change certain entries in about:config to
> affect TorButton's interactions with Gmail?
> Any ideas from TorButton developers? Thanks.
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