In Firefox Preferences some select boxes are too small in some themes (Natty)

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sat Jul 16 20:14:17 UTC 2011

On 16 July 2011 19:42, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
> On 07/16/2011 04:36 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 13 July 2011 00:05, NoOp ...
>>> Sorry, forgot to add that if you'd like to test FF8 for your bug report
>>> Colin, you can download from here:
>>> Extract the .bz2 to a home folder & then run 'firefox' from the /firefox
>>> folder.
>> Thanks for that, I have tested it and added a comment to the bug
>> report.  I have not been able to check that it fixes the issue in
>> ReminderFox as this is not yet compatible with FF8, but I expect it
>> will.
> To test ReminderFox, you can do one of two things:
> 1. Got to /home/<user>/.mozilla/firefox/<profile>/extensions and look
> for the ReminderFox extension. Find the index.rdf file and modify to
> allow 8 - similar to (this is not ReminderFox so the id is different):
>    <em:targetApplication> <!-- Firefox -->
>      <Description>
>        <em:id>{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}</em:id>
>        <em:minVersion>1.5</em:minVersion>
>        <em:maxVersion>8.0a1*</em:maxVersion>
>      </Description>
> 2. Better option: Install the Add-on Compatibility Reporter:
> <>
> This will disable compatibility checking, so you can test to see if the
> addon actually works with 8.0a1. If so, you can send a report back to
> Mozilla (via addon manager) & let them know if it works or not.

OK, I did that and unfortunately found that ReminderFox still exhibits
the symptom.  I have reported this in the Firefox bug [1] and the
ReminderFox one [2].

>> Will I automatically get upgraded to FF8 when it is released (on Natty)?
> I reckon so. But I suspect it will be some time before Ubuntu actually
> implements 8.

I suspect you are right, I see that I am still on FF 5.0.  Not that it
matters at the moment since it does not fix the problem anyway :(



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