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Flash/nVidia horrors, Gnome/KDE fights in Fedora

Mar 03, 2011, 15:36 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Fioretti)

[ Thanks to M. Fioretti for this link. ]

"Just a few days after I had brought back my Fedora computer to life, the last updates in kernel, nVidia driver from RPMfusion and what not did to my Fedora 14 box (the same that was damn slow three weeks ago) what you see in these pictures, taken while visiting a recent Linux.com article on microformats (sorry for their quality, but I had to take pictures because screenshots wouldn't show the "sticky ad"). It happens on other websites too.

"Basically, whenever I loaded that or other web pages that contain a Flash ad, that ad would remain on screen. This made working impossible again. Sure, theoretically I could block Flash, but there are a few websites that I must use to work that only function if Flash is enabled.

"If I moved Firefox to the right part of the screen, that square ad would remain in the center, where it had appeared when I had originally loaded that page. Every other window that happened to occupy part of that initial square area would have that part covered by the corresponding part of the Flash ad."

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