[xubuntu-users] MS Outlook Web Access Issues

John Botscharow info at jbotscharow.com
Fri Jun 6 14:10:21 UTC 2008

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Vincent wrote:
> On 6/6/08, John Botscharow <info at jbotscharow.com> wrote:
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>> Vincent wrote:
>>> On 6/6/08, John Botscharow <info at jbotscharow.com> wrote:
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>>>> Scott Eaton wrote:
>>>>> Running Hardy with Firefox 3.0b5
>>>>> On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 13:49 -0300, Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
>>>>>> I don't experience this issue. What version of Firefox are you
>>>>>> running? What version of Xubuntu are you running?
>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>> On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 11:26 AM, Scott Eaton <sjeaton at wowway.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>         Greeting fellow users!
>>>>>>         I have a recurring problem.  When accessing my work email
>>>>>>         using Firefox
>>>>>>         I can read and open emails, but cannot send.
>>>>>>         Oddly, if I install a different browser (Opera, Galilon, etc)
>>>>>>         I can send
>>>>>>         emails...but only a few times, and then I can't anymore.
>>>>>>         When I hit send it just becomes stuck.
>>>>>>         I suspect a Java issue...but can't be sure.  All Java apps on
>>>>>>         my box are
>>>>>>         up-to-date.
>>>>>>         Any ideas?
>>>>>>         Regards,
>>>>>>         Scott
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>>>>>> Cody A.W. Somerville
>>>>>> Software Engineer
>>>>>> Red Cow Marketing & Technologies, Inc.
>>>>>> Office: 506-458-1290
>>>>>> Toll Free: 1-877-733-2699
>>>>>> Fax: 506-453-9112
>>>>>> Cell: 506-449-5899
>>>>>> Email: cody at redcow.ca
>>>>>> http://www.redcow.ca
>>>> I am running a similar desktop and have a sinilar issue with the
>>>> honeschooling site my youngest son uses. The site does a browser check
>>>> that requires IE 6 or better or a recent version of NS. I use the User
>>>> Agent plug in to lie and say I am using IE6. That gets me into the site,
>>>> but I cannot access the lessons which are a JS menu. The site uses
>>>> frames and quite a bit of Flash, but the Flash I don.t think is an issue
>>>> because it works well on other sites. The site does use a Windows
>>>> server, so I suspect the problem is in the Java code that Windows uses.
>>>> I am not much on programmin, but I do believe that I read somewhere that
>>>> MS uses their own version of Java and that it has some
>>>> intercompatability issues with non-MS Java.
>>>> Any clues as to how we deal with this?
>>> That Java thing was long ago. It sounds like a really aging site, as in:
>>> from the time people used to support specific browsers. Those are really
>>> sparse nowadays, as you're missing out on a lot of visitors if you don't
>>> create a good website (what with Firefox soon hitting a 20% worldwide
>> market
>>> share - that's losing one in five visitors!).
>>> The best thing to do is to file a complaint with the site and not to use
>> it.
>>> If you really must, you can try installing IE6 (see
>>> http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/page/Main_Page), but then that site
>> is
>>> very lucky that you're willing to go through so much trouble.
>>> (It's not a problem with the server or your system by the way - it's all
>> the
>>> website's fault)
>>> - --
>>>> Peace!
>>>> John
>>> Cheers,
>> That's the way I see it too. Arrogant web designers, and I use the terms
>> web designer loosely, who don;t know their rectums from a whole in the
>> ground. LOL I already have filed one complaint - somewhat informally -
>> and will file a more formal one, now that my suspicions have been
>> cnofrmed...............
>> As far as not using the site, well, that's not an option for the next
>> three years. It's a paid membership site that provides my son's
>> curriculum and their curriculum is considered one of the best. Their
>> non-member area is not browser specific, only the members area. The
>> Firefoc on my son's Windows machine handles it fine,
> Now that *is* odd. Is it the same version of Firefox?
> Oh wait... Do the Javascript menu's happen to be hidden behind flash? If so,
> then I was wrong: it's an issue with the Flash player for Linux.
> http://www.google.com/search?client=googlet&btnI=Im+Feeling+Lucky&q=flash+hide+menus+linux
> so we can live with
>> it. I just have to use his machine if I want to access the curriculum
>> materials. I cna access the progess reports fine on my machine. It's the
>> stuff inside the main frame that does not work.
>> Anyway, thanks for the info. One of these days people will learn that
>> using Windoes machines, either as desktops or servers, is not in their
>> best interest! LOL
>> - --
>> Peace!
>> John
I'm not sure if it's behind Flash - I'll take a look when my son logs on
later - but it is behind an image, so it may very well be. I'll take a
look at the Google search links and see if I can find a fix and post
later. Thabjs for the help!

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