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[Bug 1967947] Re: WiFi will not connect to open WiFi with complicated re-direct


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  WiFi will not connect to open WiFi with complicated re-direct

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Bug description:
  I am at a Marriott Hotel and cannot connect to the open WiFi on
  Ubuntu20.  The re-direct url they are using is complicated and the
  usual tricks (which one does not have to use to connect using Windows,
  Macs or Android) including http://<gateway-ip>, etc. do not work.

  The redirect looks like (note the use of JavaScript to accomplish the
  redirect also note the fact that I have typed this into a computer
  that does have an internet connection):

  <meta http-equiv="no-cache">
  <meta http-equiv="expires" content="Wed, 26 Feb 1997 08:21:57 GMT">
  <SPAN STYLE="font-family: Tahoma, Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">
  <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">

  Even when I paste this curl-obtained content into "connect-
  marriott.html" and then open in Chrome or FireFox, I do not get an
  internet connection.  Chrome seems to make it a little farther than
  FireFox as the title bar changes to:

  Ubuntu 20.04.04 LTS

  network-manager 1.22.10-1ubuntu2.3

  Expected to happen: seamlessly taken to network usage agreement page
  on open Wi-Fi network.

  What happened instead:  Wi-Fi connected, but cannot reach the
  internet.  IPv4, IPv6 and DNS properly assigned via DCHP, just no
  passage through gateway.

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