Ubuntu An odd problem with the text cursor in firefox

I have an odd issue with the text cursor in Firefox 3.0.5 in Gnome. Whether in a text box in a web page or entering text into the URL bar at the top, the flashing text cursor has a good 3 or 4 second lag before it updates its correct position.I'm not running into the issue in any other application i ...

jQuery SOT: Blinking cursor in Firefox 2 bleeds through divs...

I have a weird problem I'm running into again, but haven't been able to finda fix. In FF2, when I place a <div /> over an <input /> element thatcurrently has focus, the blinking cursor shows up through the top layer.I put together this little video to show off the problem:http:// ...

CSS blocks cursor in firefox ???

My site works pretty ok in IE and also has passed the W3C validation for xhtml transitional and for CSS, but cursor in Firefox doesn't react over common links neither over other imagemaps with javascript actions.Any tips??here comes the CSS<style type="text/css"><!--body {backgrou ...

What is a good application to record sound on Firefox (Ubuntu - Hardy)

What is a good application to record sound on Firefox (Ubuntu - Hardy) ...

I need the firefox ubuntu google start page

just a fun kind of problem I haveat work I'm stuck using Internet Explorer on an XP machine ( no ubuntu :/ )what I want to do is have my homepage set as the firefox ubuntu pageI was able to get the homepage set currently to look as if I'm using Firefox although I'm nothttp://www.google.ca/firefox?cl ...

how to view youtube videos in firefox ubuntu edgy?

how to view youtube videos in firefox ubuntu edgy? ...

chinese character display incorrectly in firefox ubuntu

ese character display incorrectly in firefox ubuntu ...

Correo Hotmail + Firefox + Ubuntu (solucionado)

Si tienen problemas para poder escribir nuevos correos en una cuenta de hotmail, ahora que el servicio cambió el diseño de la página, lo que tienen que hacer desde ubuntu + firefox, es lo siguiente :1) abrir el navegador firefox2) escribir en la barra de direcciones : about:config (enter)3) acept ...

Ubuntu Spinning cursor after Firefox loads

What I have noticed on several versions of Ubuntu, both 32 and 64 bit (including 9.10, 10.04 b2 and UNR 9.10) is that after the launch of Firefox (including the current 3.6.3 version), I continue to get a spinning cursor for more than 10 seconds after the FF window is present and ready to accept inp ...

Flashing cursor after selecting Ubuntu OS

Newbie checking in with a hopefully minor problem. I know that Ubuntu 9.10 is out, however I had already created an ISO disk of ver. 9.04. Anyway I installed it last night as a dual boot configuration along side Win Xp. I partitioned 18Gig of HDD space for Ubuntu and then let the installation procee ...

Ubuntu SOLVED How do I stop the cursor flashing in Open Office Writer?

Any ideas on how to toggle the flashing of the cursor in OOwriter. I'm using writer with SCIM and the cursor covers a whole Chinese character and flashes annoyingly making editing a pain. ...

Ubuntu incorrect mouse cursor in firefox

everybody! After a pretty frustrating experience with kubuntu, I decided to reinstall Ubuntu. I'll miss superkaramba, though.. (and don't tell me of gDesklets because I don't like it anywhere near as much)Anyway... back to tyhe problem at hand. It happens in Firerfox. While loading pages, the cursor ...

Ubuntu Karmic booting to black screen with unresponsive cursor flashing

As the topic says. I'm having problem after problem, everytime I figure out a way to take a step forward, my PC has pre-emptively taken a step back.I'm unable to boot to X or (recovery mode).I did try booting to a LiveUSB in order to run update-grub, but then it occured I have no idea how to do this ...

Ubuntu Cursor in firefox

I use gcursors to change out my mouse cursors, but when im moused over FF and a page is loading it changes it back to default, anyone know of any fixes, i searched and found a couple people with the same problem but no fix. ...

Cannot get Adobe Flash Player to work in Firefox - Ubuntu 10.10

This is my first post, so I'm sorry if this was placed in the wrong section or if this is a repeat thread. I did my best to make sure that there weren't other threads out there similar to this that I haven't tried previously.I am fairly new to Ubuntu, but I have acquired some basic skills from my ex ...

black screen blinking cursor on minimal ubuntu

Ive installed minimal ubuntu 10.04 on this emachine er1402 (http://www.ebuyer.com/product/236577)i installed xbmc onto this and all was going fine until i tried to get the wifi working. i was following a guide to setup the dhcp and it wanted to edit '/etc/dhcp3/dhcpd.conf' i followed the wrong instr ...

BIOS Flashing With Ubuntu

Absolute beginner using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.I have an old Dell Dimension 4600 and would like to flash its BIOS. (I have a hang problem when AC power is removed and the new BIOS version solves that!)Dell provides the new BIOS file but of course it is a Windows/DOS file.Is there an easy way to launch the ...

Black Cursor at start / ubuntu not opening ??

I have Netbook edition Ubuntu on a Toshiba nb200 Netbook. It is great i am really getting used to it but havecouple of problems..PROBLEM AT STARTUP 1- it never starts normally, sometimes after the black cursor and blank screen appears it wont start without tapping ctrl-alt-f1 for 50 times.2- Sometim ...

how to keep the same cursor in Firefox over link

I have my own cursor.cur that I use and on firefox it changes to the hand cursor over the links... which I don't want.How can I keep it constant like IE?On my external css file I have: A:hover {cursor: url("cursor.cur")}That doesn't work... On the HTML file I also put: <style type= ...

Shockwave and Flash in Firefox Ubuntu 10.04

It has taken me many hours of scouring the web to find how to do this. In the end none of the guides I found covered all the points I needed to get this working. Here is how it worked for me:I downloaded the latest flash player for linux from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?locale= as an archive.I ...

Some problem in teamworking of Firefox/Ubuntu-64bit/Youtube/Javascripts

HiI have Ubuntu 9.10, the 64bit one. My processor is 64bit also.I have the following problems when using Firefox, but also I have them sometimes when using Opera:-On Youtube, the buttons of videos' (e.g. the play, volume, etc) don't work. Even though if I hover my mouse over them the mouse icon chan ...

Firefox - Ubuntu 9.10 - Streaming Vido fix is?

Total Noob here, trying to divorce myself from Windows.. LOVE the beta of Ubuntu 9.10 with Firefox 3.5. I have lots to learn, MUCH to look forward to. But for right now (please, old pros, I know you've heard this before but..)How do I get this link to play in Firefox:http://mackinaclive.com/I've ins ...

Firefox/Ubuntu-google issue

Ok, I know this is probably a simple fix, but it's driving me nuts. When I start FF, it goes to the default Ubuntu/Google page. The search does not automatically have the cursor there. I always have to click there in order to start typing. Any/all help would be appreciated,Scott ...

RuneScape Java Applet game closing Firefox! (Ubuntu 7.10)

Whenever I try to load the online Java game, RuneScape (runescape.com), Firefox just closes after the game loads for 2 seconds! Please help. The only thing I have done today is install OSS. I am on Ubuntu 7.10.It just stopped working a day ago. Was working fine before. ...

There is a problem with the Firefox-Ubuntu-Google search page.

HiI have just discovered a nasty malware site by using the search string "car electric socket diagram" in the default http://start.ubuntu.com/8.10/ home page of Firefox.Using the same search string in the top right search panel gives different, virus site free, results.The default page htt ...

Firefox > Ubuntu-it .... in Italian??!!??

Today I got the recent security update for Firefox, as I suppose everyone else has or will do shortly.I'm not sure whether I've ever looked at the 'Ubuntu-it' drop-down options before, but I just did so and was mildly amused to find that many of the second level options there are written in what loo ...

firefox/ubuntu being dreadfully slow

I've been using Ubuntu for 9 months so far, and sadly I still haven't invested the time yet to figuring out how things work behind the scenes, but it's definitely user friendly since I have solved all issues quickly!But for the last few weeks Firefox is being amazingly slow (or possibly the whole PC ...

Problem in Mozilla Firefox. UBUNTU 10.10

Using mozilla firefox 3.6.10ubuntu 10..10i"m getting CSS error for a particular website only(ie. the color and indentation of the website is very different)... But when i use windows seven the website looks correct .I don't know why this happend?It's an issue with ubuntu??? or mozilla??when is ...

Cursor issues with Ubuntu Netbook on MSI wind

My friend is using the latest ubuntu netbook edition on her MSI wind, and is having some serious trackpad issues. The cursor occasionally starts working oddly, as if the left click is being held down, or the left click won't work at all. Are there software issues that I should be looking for here? I ...

Font rendering in Firefox: Ubuntu 10.04 vs Windows 7

I'm trying to tune up the font rendering in Ubuntu & Firefox 3.6, to look the same as in Windows 7 and Firefox 3.6.Example 01:http://i26.tinypic.com/k1778p.pngExample 02:http://i28.tinypic.com/3449xr9.pngWindows 7 settings: all defaultUbuntu 10.04 settings: Smoothing-Greyscale, Hinting-Slight, S ...

Adobe Flash plugin in Opera/Firefox - Ubuntu 9.10 x64

Been having trouble for quite some time with getting Flash to work on my Firefox and Opera installations. I am currently using Ubuntu 9.10 x64.I have downloaded the insatllation package "libflashplayer.so" in my /usr/lib/opera/plugins folder for example and Opera cant detect it. Same deal ...

Firefox / Ubuntu wont access SSL

I have a problem that I have noticed for a while, however thought it was more to do with the internet at first than my setup. I have now though come to work out that it is something to do with Ubuntu / Firefox setup.I am running 9.10 and when I go to visit a site on the internet that requires SSL ac ...

firefox ubuntu vs vista website compatibility

HiI appear to have a strange problem. A particular shopping website appears to work with firefox running on vista, but not with firefox running on ubuntu (8.04 LTS). This affects only the secure (payment) pages of the website - most of it works fine with both OSs. Both firefoxes are the latest versi ...

Lost Window Control Buttons In Firefox/Ubuntu

I had Ubuntu run it's recommended updates last night and this morning after a reboot I noticed the Firefox windows is missing the "Minimize", "Resize" and "Close" buttons. I also noticed Firefox dominates the whole screen and no longer allows me to select different task ...

8.10 Firefox / Ubuntu total freeze

Is there a solution to the random crashes and freezes I am getting. Firefox 3.04 seems to be open at the time and being used. Is there a memory leakage problem with FF and Ubuntu?The computer becomes completely unresponsive and I have to press the reset button. This causes a loss of data and setting ...

Problems with Mozilla FireFox (Ubuntu v8.10)

Well I have had general problems lately with Ubuntu, but I got them sorted out except FireFox...The main problem is I can't use the back/forward buttons, the cancel button, or any of the file/edit/view ect drop down menus. Some times even the google search input in the top right corner, but it has b ...

Fedora mouse cursor theme for Ubuntu?

I've used Fedora alot and I like the cursor theme it has. Any way I could get it to my Ubuntu installation? ...

Flash Plugin in Firefox (Ubuntu x64 8.04)

I'm running Ubuntu x64 8.04.Some Flash sites work, some don't. I'd like to uninstall/reinstall newer version of Flash.In Firefox plugins screen, I see "Shockwave Flash 9.0 r100". There is a button to enable/disable, but no button to uninstall.In Synaptic, I see Flash 9.0.124.0ubuntu2. That ...

No Cursor control installing Ubuntu

I am trying to install the latest version of Ubuntu on a new Toshiba L505D laptop with Windows 7. Drive is partitioned for dual boot. CD copy of Ubuntu checks good. Installation starts ok, but about five minutes in when prompted to choose the language I prefer I have NO control of the cursor or anyt ...

firefox ubuntu 8.04 bookmarks not stored in same place anymore

I upgraded to 8.04 and found that firefox bookmarks are now stored in sessionstore.js instead of bookmarks.htmlbookmarks.html is still there in .mozilla/xxx.default but is not used for the same purpose: don't know if its used at all in 8.04 because bookmarks data is now saved in sessionstore.js Anyb ...

Recommend a nice streaming audio server that works with firefox/ubuntu

http://us.raidentunes.com/It's a streaming audio server software that runs on windows. but the client side is compatible with linux/ubuntu because it uses flash9 technology to playback the audio files.if anyone is interested in using firefox on ubuntu to listen to the online streaming music, check i ...

Flash, Firefox, Ubuntu and Hulu

I was having problems with Flash working with Firefox and the new Netbook Remix. I'd installed the SWF plugin. I went to Hulu to watch a TV program and I got this HUGE play button on the screen. I pressed it and unfortunately nothing played.It's been awhile since I've run Linux and I thought I'd giv ...

Mcafee SiteAdvisor, Firefox & Ubuntu

This is not so much a problem but a fix before you have the problem!I regularly install the Mcafee SiteAdvisor add-on to Firefox in my Ubuntu installations. I have just gone to install Siteadvisor from http://www.siteadvisor.com and it offered me the Windows add-on via an .exe file. I looked around ...

Firefox / Ubuntu 9.10 wont allow access to SSL

I have a problem that I have noticed for a while, however thought it was more to do with the internet at first than my setup. I have now though come to work out that it is something to do with Ubuntu / Firefox setup.I am running 9.10 and when I go to visit a site on the internet that requires SSL ac ...

Firefox/Ubuntu timeout when submitting data.

I have encountered some strange behaviour in Firefox. This problem does not occurs arbitrarily, but when it does it can wreak havoc.Sometimes when i try to submit a form, Firefox halts with the message "waiting for website". After exactly 5 minutes the page goes blank. (http keep-alive set ...

Music console for webpages that end with .mp3 for firefox? (Ubuntu)

hi! I'm a recent windows -> Ubuntu convert and am having a bit of trouble with firefox. when I used windows, if I went to a webpage that ended with .mp3 (for example: http://kontarkhosz.free.fr/muzik/files/apocalyptica/path.mp3) it would bring me to a blank white page but with a small playbar in ...

Absolute Beginner Guide: Install Flash in Firefox Ubuntu 64 (Firefox32)

I'm pretty sure a LOT of people out there, who doesn't know too much about Ubuntu and Linux, are suffering and returning to Windows/MacOSX because in Firefox Youtube doesn't works on Ubuntu AMD64 (aka. Ubuntu for 64 bits processors)! OMG! :(:(:(Me, being a Ubuntu beginner too, used to have a LOT of ...

Cursor freezing in Ubuntu 7.04

I've been using Feisty (Ubuntu 7.04) for the last eight months on my 1999 Gateway laptop with no problems. But the last two days, the cursor keeps freezing on me. It happens while using my touchpad, and equally when typing characters such as in OO writer. The cursor will become unresponsive for arou ...

ActiveX for Firefox/Ubuntu

I just got hired to a new job that requires substantial travel, so a lot of times I have to login into my office desktop remotely. It uses ActiveX (much to my dismay) and I'm an avid Ubuntu/Firefox user and would MUCH rather use my laptop to do work. Does anyone have any ideas how I can work around ...

Black screen w/blinking cursor @ every boot, Ubuntu 7.04

I just installed Ubuntu 7.04 on a Pentium 4 Dell workstation w/onboard video using the Live CD. Installed just fine, however every time it boots, just past the "Grub Loading Stage 1.5, Grub Loading Please Wait, Press ESC to Enter the Menu" prompt it takes me to a black screen with a blinki ...