Grub screen when booting

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Thu Jan 27 03:17:06 UTC 2011


On 26/01/2011 16:51, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> 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.
> Even Firefox can do it - it's not _that_ shoddy. I just tried it with
> the URL I sent in the previous mail. Firefox shows the URL with spaces
> instead of the "%20"s in the URL bar. If I highlight the URL with the
> mouse I can then paste it in Kmail. But maybe your Thunderbird is broken
> and shortens the URL to the top of the page when you paste it?
>
>
> Nils

OK, I can now see what you are talking about. It's that I do not recall 
ever going to any sites where I copied the URL after selecting a 
specific chapter/"index" to read and quote- I have always started from 
the beginning and read thru the text before finding what I wanted and 
then copying the URL which then, of course, copied the URL as it was at 
the beginning of the article.

"Problem" solved, and I learnt something :-) .

BC

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