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Linux.com: Updated eBay Tools Leave Linux Users in the Cold

Oct 19, 2006, 01:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

"Online auction giant eBay is continually upgrading and supplementing its services, and that means frequent users periodically discover something new when they log in--integrated PayPal, new messaging tools, and so on. I am one of those frequent users, and I recently discovered that the latest update to one of the core auction tools locks out Linux users.

"The tool is the sellers' auction setup wizard officially named Sell Your Item. eBay rolled out Sell Your Item 3.0 at the end of the summer, adding some more AJAX-ified flair and polish. It was October before I dusted off a relic in need of selling and tried the new form for myself, and found that it didn't work in Linux..."

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