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Old 02-17-2010, 04:49 AM   #1
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Question Rolling Menu doesn't work anymore!!!


I am using Ubuntu 10.04LTS and receive regular software updates.
Being a silver-surfer I frequent an old fogies site called "Beyond the realms of AOL - forumotion.net" where we share memories and the like. The site (message board) has a rolling menu which up until recently worked on my computer ... now it doesn't! When I log-in, the rolling menu pops up for a second and then disappears. I get the feeling that one of the regular upgrades has removed a plugin or something from my system. I have Adobe Flash 10 (latest version) installed ... perhaps I'm missing something!
It has to be my system because the rolling menu works perfectly well using Windows XP.
Any help in solving the problem would be appreciated.
Thank you.
 
Old 02-17-2010, 10:32 AM   #2
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The problem could be a pop up blocker in your web browser. What web browser, version and release are you running?

If it is Firefox, you can allow exceptions for the sites you choose. Have a look for Preferences --> Content --> Block Pop up windows. Make an exception for that site, and try again.
 
Old 02-17-2010, 12:07 PM   #3
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The problem could be a pop up blocker in your web browser. What web browser, version and release are you running?

If it is Firefox, you can allow exceptions for the sites you choose. Have a look for Preferences --> Content --> Block Pop up windows. Make an exception for that site, and try again.
Hi there,
I am using Firefox 3.6 and I have done as you suggested above ... it still didn't work
Onwards and upwards as they say ... any more suggestions would be helpful?
 
Old 02-17-2010, 01:29 PM   #4
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Could you post the URL of this site? I'll have a look, and see if it works for me. It might give me a clew...
 
Old 02-17-2010, 04:57 PM   #5
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Could you post the URL of this site? I'll have a look, and see if it works for me. It might give me a clew...
http://beyondtherealmsofaol.forumoti...7f1c09a599a9f7

Thank you
 
Old 02-17-2010, 07:11 PM   #6
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This is going to take a day or two. I have not seen the pop up you talked about. I have registered, I don't think I will see it until then. I'll check tomorrow.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 02:39 AM   #7
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This is going to take a day or two. I have not seen the pop up you talked about. I have registered, I don't think I will see it until then. I'll check tomorrow.
Hi Cliff,
It's not a pop-up per se, it's a rolling menu on the home page that shows the latest postings ... hope that helps
I have my hdd split into two half's, Linux Ubuntu on one and Windows XP on the other ... I use Ubuntu 95% of the time and is my main OS. The site rolling menu works perfectly well on XP, that's why I think it's got something to do with Ubuntu ... missing plugin or something, or the same kind of thing with Firefox 3.6 i.e. missing plugin? It's very odd because it used to work ... lets be fair here, it's only an inconvenience ... not a disaster.

gael.
 
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Gael,

I now see the 'rolling menu'. It rolls on my Mandriva 2010 sysytem, running Firefox version 3.5.7. Not sure if this will help or not, the plugins I have installed are:

DivX Web player ver 1.4.0.233
Java plugin ver 1.6.0_17
Quicktime plugin 7.2.0
Shockwave Flash 10.0.r42
Skype Buttons for Kopete
VLC Multimedia Plugin (compatible Totem 2.28.5)
Windows Media Player Plug-in 10

Have you got Java enabled in Firefox? Here is a link you can visit to verify Java is working.

-->http://www.bodo.com/javame.htm

Hope this helps.
 
  


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