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Re: [vox-tech] broken mozilla
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Re: [vox-tech] broken mozilla



On Fri, 2003-06-06 at 11:36, Charles McLaughlin wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> If I have Mozilla up and running and open a new window (ctrl+n), the new
> window starts up as a blank window.  I think new windows should go to
> the last page I visited, based on my preferences.
> 
> Even if I choose, Help->About Mozilla a blank new window pops up.  This
> new window should tell me info about the build number, etc.  But I get
> nothing.... nada.
> 
> Also when I open a new window, the new window always lacks the 'back'
> button.  Even if I use this new window to visit several different URLs,
> still no back button.  I can't even use alt+leftArrow to go back.  The
> 'back' button only seems to work in the first window that Mozilla opens
> -- the default one that opens when I startup Mozilla.
> 
Charles,

I'm having the same issue you are. I would really like to know if you
fix it. I've abandonded mozilla altogether in favor of galeon and
konqueror in the meantime.

Doug
> 
> Here is the version info:
> 
> root@cmlaptop:/home/cmclaugh# mozilla -v
> Mozilla 1.3.1, Copyright (c) 2003 mozilla.org, build 2003052713
> 
> I'm running debian unstable. I suppose this is the latest version in
> debian unstable.
> 
> 
> I've tried to do
> 
> apt-get remove  mozilla
> then
> apt-get install mozilla
> 
> and I still have the same problem.
> 
> 
> I think I might have even did an apt-get clean to make sure I
> re-download the code.
> 
> This happens if I'm logged into Gnome as me or root.  And this happens
> if I use Gnome or KDE.
> 
> I don't think this is a bug -- I probably just broke Mozilla somehow. 
> I've googled, but there is so much about Mozilla on the web it is hard
> to come up with anything.
> 
> btw Galeon doesn't have these problems.  Galeon is my primary browser
> anyway, but I'd still like to fix Mozilla.
> 
> Any ideas???
> 
> Thanks!
> Charles
> 
> 
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