On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 10:07 PM, Ranjan Maitra <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 19:25:17 -0500 Marcel Rieux <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Ranjan Maitra <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >> Maybe if I could redirect the system to the right copy of Firefox, it
>> >> would solve all problems? How is this done?
>> > Just checking: did you quit your firefox and restart after the update?
>> > This may solve most of your problems, if not.
>> There was a kernel update and I reboot every day anyways.
> Reboot every day? Hmmmm....that sounds like Windozy....anyway, what you
> are seeing can happen if firefox is not restarted: I am presuming you
> did quit firefox and restart after the update.
IÂ*looks like somebody running a computer in Canada and not caring
about heat dissipation in the room.
To make the story long, in reality, I've had the problem of grayed out
options for maybe 3 months and not much time and incentive to look
into the problem. Since I have a fairly noisy fan ($60 casing
including PSU) and I'm just keeping an eye open for decent one that
won't cost one third the price of the casing, I shut down the computer
>> >> I must admit I've seen the little red rat appear quite often lately in
>> >> the top panel. I try not to care too much about it, but it seems there
>> >> are consequences.
>> > Little red rat? I don't have anything of that sort here: I confess I am
>> > using the LXDE spin, though.
>> I believe this "little red hat" appears when you install software to
>> report kernel... instabilities or something like that.
> I see: this is the abrt tool. It is a pain and a joke. I have been
> tempted to get rid of it.
IÂ*suppose you're a SELinux Troubleshooter man
Â*But some pretend the
abrt tool does a better job:
"Iâ€™m a big fan of the new Abrt tool which can produce and file
detailed information for developers in a Bugzilla bug with just a few
clicks, and also the improvements to the SELinux Troubleshooter, which
do essentially the same thing."
As for myself, I, of course, have no idea.
>> IÂ*must admit I never sent those reports:
>> 1st:Â*Like, from "all" the answers I've received so far, for most
>> people here, it would look like a bad joke.
>> 2nd: Before sending a report, you are warned that you are sending
>> sensitive data on an unencrypted connection. IÂ*thought I'd refrain.
> It downloads hundreds of debuginfo rpms first, regardless of whether
> you use it or not, from what it seems.
This is certainly a nightmare!
> I meant specs of the system. That is typically most helpful to diagnose
> a problem, if any.
The CPUÂ*is an AMDÂ*Phenom IIÂ*X3.
Thanks for your help. I was far from sure I'd get some on this one.
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