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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Precise/amd64, TDE, firefox (and other) problems

From: Peter Laws <plaws@...>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2013 15:10:25 -0600
On 01/09/13 14:52, Peter Laws wrote:
> No LSB modules are available.
> Distributor ID: Ubuntu
> Description:    Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS
> Release:        12.04
> Codename:       precise
> ii  kdebase-trinity                         4:3.5.13-1ubuntu0+ax3~precise
>           base components from the official KDE release
> ii  firefox                                 18.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.3
>           Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla
> Patches are all up to date as of this morning (about 1700 UTC).
> In firefox, a number of dialog boxes ... maybe all of them ... that involve
> saving a file or browsing for a file are broken.
> Example:  I need Google Chrome for a site that won't work with anything
> else.  The repo line I found is out of date, so I went to their install
> website.  Selected 64-bit deb, get the download dialog, click OK, then
> nothing.  Never shows up no matter whether I accept the default path or
> change it.  Website reacts like it got the "OK, I'm done signal" and
> progresses to the next page.

Very amusing (not).  I found the correct APT incantation for chrome and 
installed it (google-chrome-stable (23.0.1271.97-r171054)).  Same problem 
with the upload dialog!  I can select the file, but it never gets inserted 
in the correct place on the web page.  Same as in Firefox.

Peter Laws / N5UWY
National Weather Center / Network Operations Center
University of Oklahoma Information Technology
College of Architecture, Regional and City Planning, MRCP '16
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