Some usability ideas for Ubuntu

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at
Fri Mar 17 04:21:12 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-16-03 at 20:11 -0800, Daniel Robitaille wrote:

> >>  In  Firefox on Linux, clicking on the favicon next to the address selects
> >> the address (without diddling the X Windows cut buffer).
> >
> >  It does?  When I move my cursor over the icon next to the address field, I get
> > a hand icon.  Clicking on it does absolutely nothing.  Would you care to explain
> >  what I'm supposed to see so I can make the appropriate bug report?  (Try testing
> > it on your system to make absolutely certain you're correct first, of course.)

> If you move over the icon, you get the hand icon.  Then left click. 
> That should select the URL in the address bar.  It works for me using
> Firefox in Breezy.

It does nothing of the sort for me.  Using Firefox.  In Breezy.  I can
drag and drop the URL, but there's nothing selected.  I have to resort
to "click in address bar, hit ^A and type" to change the URL there.
Which is a serious annoyance.

Michael T. Richter
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