Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?

Adam Williamson adamwill at
Thu Mar 26 02:06:26 UTC 2015

On Thu, 2015-03-26 at 03:59 +0200, Alexander Ploumistos wrote:
> During the last hour, I got three pop-ups on my workstation (which 
> is connected over Ethernet) with blank windows and a title that read 
> "Captive
> portal". Two of them turned to the home page, while the 
> other one
> just disappeared.
> Is this supposed to happen or do I need to file a bug report?

Lots of people have been seeing it, it may be related to some issues 
with the Fedora infrastructure this afternoon (the check works by 
trying to contact a Fedora server).
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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