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FR not loading -- caused by Java update?
Vanity | 6/29/2013 | pearls before swine

Posted on 06/29/2013 5:30:18 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine

About an hour ago someone complained that FR wasn't fully displaying on his computer. I checked on some longer threads as well as the comments display, and it was working fine for me. I'm using Firefox Beta 23 on Win 7.

Then, I happened to update my Java to Java 7 Release 25. Lo and behold, the partial display bug appeared for me when I checked back into FR.

The same problem exists when I use Chrome, so I presume it's the Java update that's causing the problem. Has anyone else noticed this behavior?


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KEYWORDS: frdisplaybug; freerepublic; frproblem; java; vanity
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1 posted on 06/29/2013 5:30:18 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I’m seeing the same thing on my Android phone.


2 posted on 06/29/2013 5:31:49 PM PDT by ro_dreaming (Chesterton, 'Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. ItÂ’s been found hard and not tried')
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Its an FR glitch that pops up about once per week.

Change your page view from text to headers and it works better.


3 posted on 06/29/2013 5:31:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Actually now that you mention it, I’ve seen the same thing.

My system has had, no new updates.


4 posted on 06/29/2013 5:31:55 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Have the same problem, Win7, Firefox 21. No Java installed, so that isn’t it.


5 posted on 06/29/2013 5:32:50 PM PDT by RedElement
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To: Pearls Before Swine

well. have been running java 7 (not 25 however) for several months and have been intermittantly experiencing the bug. maybe you’re on to something.


6 posted on 06/29/2013 5:34:20 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Probably just a lil Prism harvesting lag.


7 posted on 06/29/2013 5:34:37 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

NSA software bug, my source in DC tells me.


8 posted on 06/29/2013 5:35:31 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Just the infrequent missing headline sidebar and the page doesn’t scroll very far down. Seen both conditions before and I also just installed the newer JABA so don’t know. It was installed last week and FR was fine this a.m. but now has the sidebar/scroll thingy.


9 posted on 06/29/2013 5:36:37 PM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine
Change from text to headers right here and you can get by till the bug is fixed.

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10 posted on 06/29/2013 5:37:03 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I don’t use java. It’s on the sever end not the user end.


11 posted on 06/29/2013 5:37:34 PM PDT by ThomasThomas ("We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.")
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To: cripplecreek; Pearls Before Swine

Another quick fix is to limit results per page to 20. Never a problem under that setting.


12 posted on 06/29/2013 5:38:31 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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Which reminds me, I’m under my insult quota for the day.


13 posted on 06/29/2013 5:40:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I am also unable to see the entire page.
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14 posted on 06/29/2013 5:40:59 PM PDT by Viktor1959
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I’m seeing the same thing on Opera v12.15, since about 7:25pm. I just switched to 20 views/pg, for now.


15 posted on 06/29/2013 5:41:04 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

My dad was in the battle of Java, but that was too far back to be related to this.


16 posted on 06/29/2013 5:41:16 PM PDT by ansel12 (Libertarians, Gays = in all marriage, child custody, adoption, immigration or military service laws.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Yes. Using Firefox.


17 posted on 06/29/2013 5:41:20 PM PDT by VietVet (I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

it aint load becase creepy ass crackas done hack it all up in here


18 posted on 06/29/2013 5:42:06 PM PDT by humblegunner (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: cripplecreek

Slacker. :~)


19 posted on 06/29/2013 5:42:09 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I noticed iDrudgeReport was not loading either.


20 posted on 06/29/2013 5:42:22 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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