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Anyone else having problems with Firefox in regards to bookmarking...doesn't seem to be working.
Firefox ( Latest Update ) ^ | Sept 9, 2010 | self

Posted on 09/09/2010 3:09:39 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Just downloaded some updates for my Linux Mint system and the prior way of handing new bookmarks does not seem to function.

Any one know if a new function was added?

Version is 3.6.8


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1 posted on 09/09/2010 3:09:41 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: ShadowAce

This is serious....HELP !


2 posted on 09/09/2010 3:10:52 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Is your computer plugged in?


3 posted on 09/09/2010 3:11:03 PM PDT by Krankor (I had too much to dream last night, too much to dream.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I wonder if the new Firefox accounts for the new annoying Google features. I hate new things. Why won’t they just leave well enough alone?


4 posted on 09/09/2010 3:12:14 PM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Well, I don’t know what your “prior way” was. Mine is to drag the small icon by the URL window down on the bookmark toolbar and let it go where I want it to be.

That way still works for me v3.6.9 in MSWindowsXPpro


5 posted on 09/09/2010 3:13:15 PM PDT by Rio
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Mine’s working fine with Ubuntu..


6 posted on 09/09/2010 3:13:36 PM PDT by 4mer Liberal
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

FIREFOX had a new release today. v.3.6.9


7 posted on 09/09/2010 3:13:48 PM PDT by donozark (I miss Joycelyn Elders:"Weese all gonna die ahh sometin', sometime.")
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To: donozark
Hmm...

My little panel ( clicked on help ) still says 3.6.8

This came via the normal update service of Mint and I assume Ubuntu....

8 posted on 09/09/2010 3:17:09 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

http://www.terryscomputertips.com/computers/firefox-3-problem-cant-add-or-change-bookmarks/


9 posted on 09/09/2010 3:18:10 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I’m using the same version for Mint 9, and it is working just fine.

What is it doing to not allow you to save? Can you pull down the bookmark menu?

Does it allow you to bookmark but doesn’t actually save it?


10 posted on 09/09/2010 3:20:06 PM PDT by mountainbunny
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

How about the “release notes” in help?


11 posted on 09/09/2010 3:20:14 PM PDT by donozark (I miss Joycelyn Elders:"Weese all gonna die ahh sometin', sometime.")
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To: mountainbunny
Does it allow you to bookmark but doesn’t actually save it?

The panel that allows you to select the folder you want to save it in never shows up and the bookmark is just thrown away...never shows up in the bookmark list at all....

Looking thru the Mint Forum for anything but so far have found nothing there.

12 posted on 09/09/2010 3:25:42 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I wouldn’t know about that. My problem with Firefox was when I used it my computer froze about every 30 minutes. I don’t use it any more.


13 posted on 09/09/2010 3:26:37 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Maybe you have exceeded your limit.


14 posted on 09/09/2010 3:27:42 PM PDT by bigheadfred (We built a tower of stone. With our flesh and bone. Just to see him fly .)
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To: Doogle
UGH!!!

A clean Install....UGLY.

15 posted on 09/09/2010 3:27:48 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I lost the ability to sync XMarks on my Windows XP system when I upgraded to Firefox 3.6.8.


16 posted on 09/09/2010 3:29:07 PM PDT by SmithL
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I use Zotero to bookmark.
It only works with Firefox.

http://www.zotero.org/ to download it.

You can add notes to your bookmarks -
It’s a great bookmark organizer.

But I have been having problems with Firefox just freezing up lately. Just got the latest revision 3.6.9. Hope that fixes the bugs.


17 posted on 09/09/2010 3:29:19 PM PDT by A'elian' nation ( I miss Calvin Coolidge.)
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To: Doogle; mountainbunny; ShadowAce; SunkenCiv; Marine_Uncle
Found this on the Mint Forum:

**********************************************

Firefox updated!

Postby secipolla on Wed Sep 08, 2010 4:12 pm

Hello, Firefox was updated yesterday from 3.6.8 to 3.6.9.
I reckon the Linux Mint team created this package specially for Mint Debian and I'm also guessing they must be quite busy with all that's going on but I'm leaving here this reminder just in case.
Thank you all.

18 posted on 09/09/2010 3:33:52 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
FF is now up to 3.6.9.

Mine works fine.

19 posted on 09/09/2010 3:35:42 PM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: donozark

Well technically this was an update...the panel says I am still at 3.6.8.


20 posted on 09/09/2010 3:36:30 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Thread hijack. On my Firefox, Gmail features don’t work. No links, chat, etc., and I can’t right click and copy/paste. I’ve searched, and can’t find a fix.


21 posted on 09/09/2010 3:42:19 PM PDT by Plutarch
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To: Plutarch

You might add some specifics about your system on the note...I just email on one of my systems, it is Gmail but it is down at the moment....Graphic card problems...got to get it fixed shortly.


22 posted on 09/09/2010 4:00:10 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

bookmarked for reading later

(...snark)


23 posted on 09/09/2010 4:16:23 PM PDT by earlJam
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To: earlJam
This is looking to me like a Firefox problem,...so if so will appear on Linux and Windows systems.

Not confirmed of course.

24 posted on 09/09/2010 4:19:34 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Sorry I can't help you with this one. FireFox did update the browser on my Window7 system I believe it was yesterday, and these features work ok. Perhaps it is a problem with the Linux version(s). Perhaps you can resort to the last workable release, in hopes that soon any problem will be rectified.
Please don't feel obligated to respond. Your time must be spent fixing your system.
25 posted on 09/09/2010 5:29:54 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: Doogle; ShadowAce
Couldn't find anything on the Forums a and figured out how to look thru the update log...and I see that 3.9 is going into the system....and a note saying that Firefox needs to be restarted or you will have problems...so I did and the the help banner says I have 3.9 installed and so far things seem to be normal....

Sure wasn't obvious that Firefox was getting updated to 3.6.9....

No message to restart Firefox either....would have been nice ....

26 posted on 09/09/2010 5:32:06 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: donozark; mountainbunny

That was the update....sure enough...


27 posted on 09/09/2010 5:34:00 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: All

Got to check my other system.


28 posted on 09/09/2010 5:34:49 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

it seems to be fine for me Ernest.. I just bookmarked something about an hour ago & it is there, as are my others.


29 posted on 09/09/2010 5:35:15 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is...Tell the storm how big your God is!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I have an iMac.. Gmail, firefox and all is going well..

mine is 3.6.9

do you maybe need a reboot?

still is often the easiest fix


30 posted on 09/09/2010 5:39:15 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is...Tell the storm how big your God is!)
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To: DollyCali
I restarted Firefox and I seem to be Fine on both systems now...

And I do have 3.6.9 now.

I have been in the habit of doing update as soon as they are available and continuing with what ever I was doing without checking much of anything.

Need to watch more closely...but the restarte message was just buried in the log and not very obvious.

31 posted on 09/09/2010 5:42:26 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Marine_Uncle
Problem solved...Restart required....

With Mint update the log file window is not resizable..so tough for me to read it...can't copy it either .

32 posted on 09/09/2010 5:46:59 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Consider using the extension “Plain old Favorites” which just uses the MS Favorites menu. Then you have access to them on both browsers.


33 posted on 09/09/2010 5:58:08 PM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: Marine_Uncle

Use “Plain old Favorites” an extension which uses the MS favorites for both and works great. Also that way you have access to Favorites in both browsers


34 posted on 09/09/2010 6:01:30 PM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Current FF is 3.6.9...maybe hit the ‘check for updates’ button will be of help...I dunno.


35 posted on 09/09/2010 6:12:51 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

never mind...I really should read the threads before posting....someday...someday...


36 posted on 09/09/2010 6:16:50 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Glad to here you fixed it.


37 posted on 09/09/2010 6:17:08 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: JSteff

I don’t use the MS browser. But understand your advice. Thanks.


38 posted on 09/09/2010 6:19:15 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I have 3.6.9 running on a Mac. Worked OK for me.


39 posted on 09/09/2010 6:25:58 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Problem went away with a restart.


40 posted on 09/09/2010 7:11:54 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: rdb3; Calvinist_Dark_Lord; GodGunsandGuts; CyberCowboy777; Salo; Bobsat; JosephW; ...

Sorry it took so long--I was out all last night.

41 posted on 09/10/2010 5:38:33 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: ShadowAce
Sorry it took so long--I was out all last night.

YOU WERE OUT? How can the keeper of the nerd list go 'out'. How dare you have a life? Stay in your mom's basement like the rest of us.

Thanks for all you do, it is appreciated.

42 posted on 09/10/2010 5:47:46 AM PDT by LearnsFromMistakes (Yes, I am happy to see you. But that IS a gun in my pocket.)
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To: LearnsFromMistakes
LOL!

Thank you, thank you.. I'll be here all week.

Tip your waitress!!

43 posted on 09/10/2010 5:49:14 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: bigheadfred
Maybe you have exceeded your limit.

There's a limit?

44 posted on 09/10/2010 6:56:09 AM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2010/09/the_power_of_images_turned_aga.html)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; ShadowAce

Firefox 3.6.9 working fine under OpenSUSE 11.1 KDE 4.13. Just bookmarked this page as a test.

You may want to go into your profile folder and see if you have read/write access to the required files. If they’re read only, you need to change the attributes.


45 posted on 09/10/2010 8:13:51 AM PDT by Calvinist_Dark_Lord ((I have come here to kick @$$ and chew bubblegum...and I'm all outta bubblegum! ~Roddy Piper))
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To: GOPJ

EVERYTHING in moderation. Just sayin’ ;-)


46 posted on 09/10/2010 10:03:58 AM PDT by bigheadfred (We built a tower of stone. With our flesh and bone. Just to see him fly .)
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To: ShadowAce

i stopped using firefox because it does not work with win7.


47 posted on 09/10/2010 5:55:12 PM PDT by ken21 (who runs the gop?)
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To: ken21; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ShadowAce; Jim Robinson; GOPJ; Calvinist_Dark_Lord
"...i stopped using firefox because it does not work with win7..."

SHIT! What am I doing wrong, ken? Still tryin' to learn this #7

I've still got XP installed on an old hard-drive.

Can I boot-up with the old XP?

I need some help .................. FRegards

48 posted on 09/11/2010 8:11:03 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms .................. FRegards)
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ShadowAce - can you help Gonzo?


49 posted on 09/11/2010 8:16:33 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2010/09/the_power_of_images_turned_aga.html)
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To: GOPJ; Matchett-PI; MinuteGal; oldglory; M Kehoe; mcmuffin
Thanks, pally ... I really don't know how to do this stuff, but I love to bitch about it!

Stay well ................ FRegards

50 posted on 09/11/2010 8:46:17 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms .................. FRegards)
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