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I very much like using the remote control feature of JOSM, but it usually fails to work. It does work at times, adding to my confusion about what the problem could be. I have the remote control enabled in the preferences. I have version JOSM 10327 installed, with Java 1.8.0_91 on a laptop running Ubuntu 15.10. (I was thinking of upgrading to 16.4 soon, could do it sooner if it makes a difference). I am running firefox 47. I do not have a firewall running on this local machine, but don't think that makes a difference. I am unable to identify a pattern corresponding with when it fails and when it works.

Does anyone else have this issue? Does anyone have advice on how to trouble shoot this?

asked 21 Jun '16, 22:19

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You can try this answer:


(If the problem is the missing certificate in Firefox, the times it is working you are probably visiting http://www.openstreetmap.org rather than https://www.openstreetmap.org)

(21 Jun '16, 22:32) maxerickson

@maxerickson, thanks for the suggestion, it seems to be the right answer! So far while visiting the site via http I am able to use the remote control.

(23 Jun '16, 07:36) keithonearth
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