Help with firefox, icons in Gutsy
k5di at zianet.com
Sun Feb 24 17:49:16 UTC 2008
Scott R. Ehrlich wrote:
> My parents have an of-the-shelf P3 system (I put it together for them)
> dualboot WinXP and Ubuntu Gutsy. I'm trying to get them to migrate
> completely to Gutsy, and they are almost ready to try it, but they pointed
> out some things I can't resolve yet -
> I gave them gnome, as it is closest to WinXP's layout -
> - When starting firefox, the browser opens, but the mouse pointer/pinwheel
> remains active for about 10 more seconds, then returns to a pointer. Is
> firefox that power-hungry now it needs a little more time to load?
> Firefox in Windows works instantly. Not sure of other apps also
> experience this delay.
This is a non issue. The mouse pointer really has nothing to do with
> - I want to change the OpenOffice Word Processor icon to Microsoft's W
> (for word - I have a W .jpeg). I've done google searching, and none of
> the Launcher options or properties of OO permit me to change its icon.
> What am I missing?
You can do the change to a W but why? Let your parents learn the
power of OO. It is far better than Microsoft Office 2008.
> I would hate to see Windows XP with Service Pack 2 outperform Ubuntu and
> have my parents disuaded from using it because of these "flaws".
> Ubuntu is fully updated.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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