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Re: Anybody else having problems with the FireFox 3.5 Beta on Fedora 11 (and XFCE and opera)?



On 6/19/2009 3:19 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> Quoting Kevin Martin <kevintm ameritech net>:
> 
>> I was running the FF 3.5 Beta (latest) on Fedora 10 with no real issues
>> but can't come close to running it on Fedora 11 (well, for more than
>> about 30 seconds that is).  Even in safe mode when it tries to load my
>> default home pages (cnn.com, bbc.co.uk, theregister.co.uk, and slashdot)
>> it starts loading and then crashes.
> 
>   i may or may not have useful advice given the free booze here in the
> pearson maple leaf lounge, but others have complained about *specific*
> sites causing trouble, including cnn.com.
> 
>   i finally have decent behaviour with FF after installing the flash
> blocker.  that made a *world* of difference.


'Flash' is *evil!*  :-)


CNN uses Flash often as well as Java script(s).

This will get me in trouble but the java script(s) that they use
'sometimes' do not run in the open source Java. The do run in the Java
directly installed from Sun. Still work in progress.
-- 


  David


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