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bachcole
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I have been going here: https://www.lexulous.com/live/playboard ... iate&set=1 for many month enjoying games of scrabble. Now, all of a sudden, I get a blank screen. And I am pretty sure that this is a problem with Linux Mint. Can you'all help me?
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Re: Scrabble

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Hmm.... I see a scrabble board.
What browser are you using? Have you added any addons recently?
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Re: Scrabble

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Although you did not tell us something about your system I am pretty sure, that this is not a problem of Mint, but probably of your browser.

To get information about your system open a terminal and enter:

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inxi -S
Paste the output here.

Assuming that you use the by default installed Firefox do this for testing:
Close FF.
Open your file-manager and make hidden files visible.
Rename the folder .mozilla to .mozilla.bck
Start FF, this will create automatically a new FF-profile.
Check.

To get back to your old profile:
Close FF.
Delete the new folder .mozilla
Rename the folder .mozila.bck back to .mozilla
Start FF. Done.
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Re: Scrabble

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System: Host: bachcole-H81M-S2H Kernel: 3.13.0-37-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: N/A Distro: Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca


How do I rename a file, and how do I find it?
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Re: Scrabble

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Open your file manager. If you do not know how: There is a icon on your desktop saying "Home".

To make hidden files and folders visible press in the file manager: ctrl-h

To rename as I described: Mark the folder (in this case .mozilla, note the leading dot in the name), press F2, press the end-key, now you can add the addition to the file name (.bck, again a leading dot at first), than press the Enter-key.

Note; This assumes, that you use Firefox as your browser. You did not confirm my assumption.
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Re: Scrabble

Post by bachcole »

Is File Management the same as File Manager. I go to File Management, press control-h, and nothing happens. Did something happen and I didn't know about it?

Where do I find .mozilla?

This problem is getting worse. There are important sites I want to get to and I just get a blank screen.

I am using Firefox.
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Re: Scrabble

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bachcole wrote:I have been going here: https://www.lexulous.com/live/playboard ... iate&set=1 for many month enjoying games of scrabble. Now, all of a sudden, I get a blank screen. And I am pretty sure that this is a problem with Linux Mint. Can you'all help me?
Have you installed any browser add-ons (like NoScript)?
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Re: Scrabble

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If you double click the home icon on your desktop (as I advised) you open your file manager (or maybe file management in your language). And if you do nothing except pressing ctrl-h, than you should see, that additional files and folders get shown or hidden; if not, you do something wrong. If the hidden files and folders are shown, you will see, that their filenames start with a dot; one of them is .mozilla
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Re: Scrabble

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Works for me with Mint 17.2 Cinnamon and Google Chrome.
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Re: Scrabble

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Works for me once I allow stuff in NoScript... (using FF 41.0 on LM17C64)
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