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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 15:12:58 -0600
On 01/09/13 15:10, Peter Laws wrote:
> 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  The repo line I found is out of date, so I went to their install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.

And could not attach the file to an email in Thunderbird.  Clearly not an 
app problem but somewhere in Trinity?

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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