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Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by chazb » Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:58 am

Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01 00 50.png
So during the log on and navigating the site, for just a brief second, the website text on a white back ground appears. Managed to get a screenshot.,,,,,,,,,Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01:00:50.png.
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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by catweazel » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:00 am

chazb wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:58 am
So during the log on and navigating the site, for just a brief second, the website text on a white back ground appears.
I don't see that. Maybe your machine is slow, or your internet connection.
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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by chazb » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:18 am

catweazel wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:00 am
chazb wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:58 am
So during the log on and navigating the site, for just a brief second, the website text on a white back ground appears.
I don't see that. Maybe your machine is slow, or your internet connection.
My computer is not that slow, and it doesn't show on any other website. I have a screen shot, followed the attachment instrustions, up loaded it, but it still won't go into the message window. i keep getting this error message;

Error

Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01:00:50.png is an invalid filename.

so what is a valid filename?

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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by MoreLinux » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:52 am

Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01:00:50.png
in the phpBB3 forum software a : in the file name is not allowed.

So rename you screenshot to: Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01-00-50.png and it should work.

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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by chazb » Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:32 am

MoreLinux wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:52 am
Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01:00:50.png
in the phpBB3 forum software a : in the file name is not allowed.

So rename you screenshot to: Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01-00-50.png and it should work.
Will wonders ever cease, thank you.

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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by catweazel » Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:51 am

chazb wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:58 am
Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01 00 50.png
Ok, that explains it. Somewhere in between the forums and your location is a problem. It's your internet connection to the forums but the problem could be anywhere in the world.
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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by Mick-Cork » Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:16 am

What you're seeing is indicative of a slow load, or slow browser processing, of the forum CSS (stylesheet) files. These are the elements that define the site layout, colours etc. Browsers tend to cache the CSS files so that they are not downloaded each time you visit a site, but that also depends on your local settings and whether, eg, caching is turned off. I suspect the latter is unlikely in your case if the problem started happening out of the blue.

Some thoughts...

1. Run a speedtest to check your Internet connection is not unusually slow.
2. Clear the cache in the browser you are using (it might have got quite large?).
3. Try a different browser, see if the problem persists.

I'm assuming the machine you're using has relatively ample RAM and decent CPU / hard disk performance.

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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by JerryF » Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:21 am

chazb wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:58 am
Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01 00 50.pngSo during the log on and navigating the site, for just a brief second, the website text on a white back ground appears. Managed to get a screenshot.,,,,,,,,,Screenshot from 2018-09-24 01:00:50.png.
I've gotten that too. Not a bug, just sometimes there are gremlins in the lines.
IF your problem has been solved, please edit your original post and add [SOLVED] to the beginning of the Subject Line. It helps other members.

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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by BG405 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:57 am

Happens here sometimes, especially when I'm using a slow connection. At least in this case the page does load, unlike one or two instances on other sites where I've had to force a reload in order to display the page properly.
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Re: Linux Mint Forum Possible Bug

Post by HaveaMint » Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:06 am

I have had that happen on other sites random but not on here.
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