Grub screen when booting
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Wed Jan 26 05:07:12 UTC 2011
On 25/01/2011 17:51, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 25/01/2011 16:29, Nils Kassube wrote:
>> Now, this is a most interesting thing which I don't believe that I
>> have noticed before (I often check my own posts and have never
>> noticed this behaviour, or, at the least, paid attention to).
>> Clicking on the URL you provided above doesn't take *me* to the
>> BEGINNING of that Ubuntu doco. entry but to the point/spot at which
>> it appears that you *copied*/saved the URL and which is some screen
>> pages down from the beginning of the article you quote above in your
>> I wonder why this is so?
> There is no magic involved - have a closer look at the URL. Everything
> before the "#" character is the URL for the page and the part after the
> "#" is the pointer within that page. At the beginning of the page there
> are some links to individual paragraphs and I used one of those links. I
> simply copied the link from the address bar to the mail.
>> I can see that you are using Kmail for your mail but don't know what
>> you are using as a browser. Is this where the answer lies :-) ? (I
>> use FF as the browser.)
> Usually I use konqueror sometimes rekonq and seldom FF - but it has
> nothing to do with the browser.
Most interesting..... Something to do with UFOs perhaps (Unidentified
Firefox Operations)? :-)
I have now done at least 10 tests taking a copy of the URL showing on
various pages of various articles on various online news sources, sent
the URLs to myself in e-mail(s), shutdown Firefox for each test
(shutting FF clears its cache on my set-up), clicked on the URL using
Thunderbird I just sent myself - and in each and every case what
appeared in FF was the beginning of the article and not the page where I
copied the URL.
Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse.
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