enigma wrote:Since it is all three computers on a home network, I assume that the fault is possibly network based but I uploaded an image to another site with problem.
You mean with no
--in the case of facebook, perhaps they also want flash or some other plugin available..http://www.facebook.com/help.php?page=8 ... noscript=1
To set one of the photos you have already uploaded as your profile picture, select "Make Profile Picture" at the bottom right when you are viewing the photo. You can change or remove your profile picture at any time by moving your mouse over your profile picture and selecting the "Change Picture" link that appears in the upper right-hand corner. You will see options to upload a new photo, take a picture with your webcam, choose an existing picture from the album, edit the thumbnail version or remove the picture. cannot upload a photo if it is more than three times as tall as it is wide.
To add a profile picture if you do not currently have one, navigate to your profile and click one of the links under the silhouette to upload a picture from your computer or take one with your webcam. If you choose to take a picture using your webcam, you may first have to allow your Flash player to access your webcam.
If you are having trouble adding or changing your profile picture, please note that you cannot upload a photo if it is more than three times as tall as it is wide. If you are still experiencing this problem, please report the issue here.
so normal portrait shots would be ok, 8 x10, 6x4, 3x2
For Linux, unless you want to give away your /home directory name or filename path
--I usually copy images to /tmp; using that method for screenshots that I sometimes upload to the mint forums..
I would also try another photo sharing site like Flickrhttp://www.flickr.com/
--to find out if it is a Facebook issue with computer uploads verses Internet transfers(uploads) to Facebook's site..