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Re: [SLUG] Ubuntu 8.10 Ibex - annoying flashing in Firefox


jam wrote:
On Monday 24 November 2008 10:00:09 slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10 (Ibex).

I've noticed that Firefox now has this annoying habit of automagically
going into a semi-fullscreen mode, that causes Alt-Tab to flash nastily
whenever Firefox is selected or passed over. Anyone having this problem?
Anyone know of a fix?

A quick fix seems to be to take Firefox to proper fullscreen and back to
normal window mode using F11 F11. But after a while Firefox reverts to
"semi-fullscreen mode".

url:about:config
http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries

I didit, but stuffed up other stuff, so no howto.
James
Thanks Jam. I didn't have time to work it out; I've had other annoyances with 8.04 & 8.10 that I haven't had time to fix so have reinstalled 7.10 - not too big a deal as I usually have /home as a separate partition on my desktops/laptops.

Also, +1 for other comments about how annoying Network Manager is. What I find annoying (as others have mentioned) is that the internals aren't visible, the manpage sucks, and there's no text conf file (it uses some gconf nastiness, reminiscent of Windoze 95).

Sonia.