firefox 1.5 problem

Rick Chagouri-Brindle rcb at
Mon Jan 16 08:08:53 UTC 2006

Charles Malespin wrote:
> Hi all, I just installed firefox 1.5 using the wiki on the ubuntu
> website.  Everything is going fine except for one small problem.  Say Im
> at the website and I click on my drop down menu that shows
> all the sites Ive entered(not the history, I just dont know the exact
> word for it...).  If I pick a site, say google, from the drop down to go
> to it from slashdot(or any site) it just reloads the site that I am
> currently on.  It doesnt take me to the site that I picked from the drop
> down.  Is anyone else experiencing this?  I have to retype the address
> in the address bar, it wont let me go there from just clicking the link
> on my drop down.  Its very frustrating cause thats the only problem I
> have with 1.5 ... help?  
> Thanks, 
> Charles
That's weird. I can confirm that I am using Firefox 1.5, installed the 
same way and I do not have this problem.  Have you tried installing 
Firefox via Automatix?

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