Strange Behavior Using Firefox On Web Mail Compose
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Mon Dec 8 22:15:10 UTC 2008
--- On Mon, 12/8/08, scott <redhowlingwolves at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> From: scott <redhowlingwolves at nc.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: Strange Behavior Using Firefox On Web Mail Compose
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Date: Monday, December 8, 2008, 3:29 PM
> Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> > --- On Tue, 12/9/08, Chris Mohler
> <cr33dog at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> From: Chris Mohler <cr33dog at gmail.com>
> >> Subject: Re: Strange Behavior Using Firefox On Web
> Mail Compose
> >> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for
> general discussions"
> <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> >> Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 3:15 AM
> >> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 10:28 AM, Leonard
> >> <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> >>> Note: Possibly related to my post:
> >>> "Can't Navigate My LAN Or Ping"
> >>> When using compose on ATTYahoo web mail,
> mostly to the
> >> list,I sometimes see the following:
> >>> 1. On the screen, the web page and mouse
> rapidly and
> >> violently jumps up and down and must run its
> course before
> >> it stops. This also includes the compose text in
> its compose
> >> widnow. Really ballfing situation.
> >>> 2. In one case, the firefox tabs became
> populated with
> >> an ad from at.com filling the page with tabs from
> that site.
> >> The number of tab deleted included was more than
> one screen
> >> page.
> >>> 3. In another case, another site did the same
> thing as
> >> item 2 but don't remember its url.
> >>> 4. Sometimes the mouse pointer becomes
> inactive where
> >> I can't type, reload or activate anything yet
> am still
> >> connected to the internet.
> >>> 5. I lose connection to the internet several
> times a
> >> day possibly related to my leading note above but
> that main
> >> issue has been resolved. I think anyway.
> >>> Anyone experienced anything like this? Could
> this be
> >> caused by ATTYahoo, a malicious ad web site, my
> old Dell
> >> PIII or what? What to look for as cause? How to
> >> Google found a few related topics but no cause or
> >> Any suggestions on what is going on is most
> >>> Thanks for your consederation.
> >> Do you have adblock plus installed? I can't
> >> without it:
> >> Chris
> > Thanks for the tip, Chris. I've used it before but
> it's not on this
> gutsy machine. Perhaps because ATTYahoo warns you that
> blocking their
> ads may
> > affect using the service. Don't know for sure as
> its been awhile. It's
> now installed and will give it a shot. Also installed
> mozilla-firefox-adblock from the repos. Hope that
> wasn't a mistake.
> > Thanks for the help.
> > Leonard Chatagnier
> > lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
> You might also want to look at the NoScript add on.
Ok, presume I can find it at the same place. Also, I just posted a follow up on this thread. It appears my bigest problem is the memory hog firefox-bin. Which only seems to come up now not in the past. Appreaciate any added comments you may have on the follow up. And thanks.
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
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