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Happening to me in Chrome, Firefox, and Edge (Linux version).
 


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Someone should remind me to undo this once we know what's going on or when things go back to normal. I'm pretty forgetful!

Remember what?
 

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Remember what?

To undo the sticky. I stickied this post and need to remember to undo that when the situation has changed and the thread is no longer relevant. I need to not forget that.
 

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I was joshing with you David, Aussie sense of humour. I'll remind you, or do it myself and let you know.
 

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I have just got stuck on the "Captcha" when logging in, using Firefox-ESR and Opera. The cause was my VPN being connected to Canada, reconnecting to an other (european) country solved it... :)
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Yesterday the site was inaccessible for me for a while, and when it came back up I got the checking your browser message. May have been an attack on the site of some kind?
 

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The following screenshot, deleted by Nelson, shows the issue. I have resurrected it, used Shutter to censor his IP address, and reissued it.

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SCREENSHOT 1 - CAPTCHA REQUIRED FOR LINUX.ORG

I have gone through a few of my Distros, using different browsers, and can report soon
 
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I have HTTPS on so i haven't had the google bot [capture] showing on my screen
 

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The site was down for a while 'yesterday, I couldn't connect at all. I don't know how long it was down for, but the browser checking kicked in after it came back up.
 

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The following screenshot, deleted by Nelson, shows the issue. I have resurrected it, used Shutter to censor his IP address, and reissued it.


SCREENSHOT 1 - CAPTCHA REQUIRED FOR LINUX.ORG

I have gone through a few of my Distros, using different browsers, and can report soon
I'm also having this problem and if I'm not active for X minutes and I do a page refresh it also asks for the Captcha even though I don't logo out from Linux.org.
 
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I am back to normal....:D
 

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lol....whats normal ?
 

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everything here is just tickety boo !
 
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normal can be like that....sneaky little beggar
 

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I just refreshed this page to see if any further replies.
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security error occurred....That explains it.
 

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Just notice it this morning get it with both Opera and Vivaldi. would like them to post and explanation of what they are checking for? :(
 
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