[ubuntu-uk] Firefox, ubuntu and tesco shopping online

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sun Jun 21 11:50:42 BST 2009

Harry Rickards wrote:
> On 06/21/09 11:04, alan c wrote:
>> I am helping someone with shopping online at tesco.com and it looks as
>> if the recent new version of firefox 3.0.11 in ubuntu (8.04.2) at
>> least, does not display the page completely, making shopping impossible.
>> The significant thing missing is the search field: right hand side:
>> ================================
>> I'm looking for (enter product name) [search]
>> ================================
>> I have used a windows machine, and look with firefox (same version
>> number 3.0.11)
>> the page is displayed fully correctly
>> I would appreciate comments to help with this, there is an elderly
>> tesco customer trying to do shopping......
>> maybe different browsers might be a good idea?

> You could try the testing version of Firefox 3.5, as it uses a different
> JavaScript rendering engine. Release Candidate 2 was released today (I
> think).

thanks, although I am not keen to use beta stuff this would be for an
89 year old user.
I have now found that epiphany works ok, in fact nicely fast, so I may
consider that.
firefox 3.0.10 in ubuntu does not have the problem, and 3.0.11 in
windows is ok too.
alan cocks
Ubuntu user #10391
Linux user #360648

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