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Canonical’s Unity continues to degrade user experience

I recently needed to take a screenshot of a very buggy Firefox page on Ubuntu’s Unity (I know, I know, more on how I ended up on that later). So, I hit Alt-Printscreen. Joy, right? Well, first try I got the wrong window. My bad. So I make sure I have the highlight correct, and … Continue reading

firefox / linux / mint

Firefox 16.01 update loses bookmarks, breaks Tabs on Top (should be Bottom!)

Firefox 16 to 16.01 update on my MINT 11 system today, pretty much a disaster. First of all, all my bookmarks were lost. Secondly, all my window customization was lost. Fortunately, my .mozilla bookmark backups were still there: $ ls -l /home/freebore/.mozilla/firefox/wqx9uxni.default/bookmarkbackups/ … so a restore was easy from Show all bookmarks->Import and Backup->Restore. What … Continue reading