[ubuntu-uk] Can't move panels, oh, and why does Firefox crash so much?

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Sat Jul 4 14:52:02 BST 2009


Paul Webster wrote:

> How to put this tactfully: No one ever answered my question about why
> panels cannot, in fact, be dragged to new locations... (They can't on my
> screen, anyway).

If you hold the Alt key down you can then click and drag the panels.

> Also, does anyone else find that Firefox 3 0 11 freezes rather often? It
> is then hard to shut down, despite using the Force Quit button. It seems
> to quit, but when I try to restart it, it claims to be still running and
> a restart of the computer is said to be the solution. In fact it can be
> forced to shut down in System Monitor.

I've had this happen occasionally. I've always thought it was something
to do with the flash plugin, but I've never really verified this.

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