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firefox stuck in full-screen (Solved)
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bones01

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PostPosted: Sun 26 Feb 2012, 22:31    Post subject:  firefox stuck in full-screen (Solved)  

Earlier today I accidentally hit F11 and put firefox into full screen mode. But I can't get it out!! F11 doesn't toggle; clicking the minimize box doesn't change anything; right-click and "exit full screen mode" doesn't change anything either.
Is this a linux / puppy issue? If so, does anyone know a way out?
I'm in Lucid5.2.8, frugal, using JWM and Firefox 10.0 (I thank that's the version. I haven't done the latest update.)

Thanks

Bones

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Barkin


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PostPosted: Mon 27 Feb 2012, 00:00    Post subject: Re: firefox stuck in full-screen  

bones01 wrote:
Is this a linux / puppy issue? If so, does anyone know a way out?

there have been problems with recent versions of Firefox when used in puppy ...
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=606087#606087

firefox "safe mode" may be a way out of your full-screen predicament ...
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=452294#452294
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PostPosted: Mon 27 Feb 2012, 04:44    Post subject:  

I normally just hit the Esc key on the keyboard. Very Happy
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bones01

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PostPosted: Tue 28 Feb 2012, 05:11    Post subject: Re: firefox stuck in full-screen  

Barkin wrote:
bones01 wrote:
Is this a linux / puppy issue? If so, does anyone know a way out?

there have been problems with recent versions of Firefox when used in puppy ...
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=606087#606087

firefox "safe mode" may be a way out of your full-screen predicament ...
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=452294#452294


Thanks Barkin. The link to "Safe mode" did the trick. Glad you knew where to look. I didn't even think of trying a 'safe mode' and wouldn't have known how to open it even if I had thought of it.

Thanks again.

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