Galeon2 open menu question
stanb at panix.com
Mon Sep 1 12:09:15 PDT 2003
On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 02:00:58PM -0500, Glenn Johnson wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 02:35:50PM -0400, stan wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 01:10:05PM -0500, Glenn Johnson wrote:
> > > On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 01:42:34PM -0400, stan wrote:
> > >
> > > > I"m trying to set up a machine using Gnome2. One of the chages
> > > > (aparently) is that I seem to need to be running "Galen2" Well,
> > > > like a lot of the other gnome 2 stuff it seems to be sunstainly
> > > > less featurfull than the Gnome 1.4 stuff I' acustomed to,
> > > >
> > > > So, on to a specif question. When I type "CTRL O" in Galeon (the
> > > > original, I get a nice URL entry popup. In Gnome 2 I get (believe
> > > > it ot not) a FILE open window. Last time I check this application
> > > > was a WWW browser, not a file manager (like I need one of those
> > > > ?).
> > > >
> > > > So, can I change this behavior?
> > >
> > > You want to type "CTRL-L". This is pretty much the standard
> > > shortcut to enter a URL, even IE uses "CTRL-L"
> > Thanks for the fast reply.
> > Unfortunately typing "CTRL-L" in the version I built from ports this
> > weekend does nthing. Is this configurable? Is it possible that I need
> > to turn it on somehow? I notice that this action is not listed in the
> > "File" pulldown menu either, if that tells you anything?
> What "CTRL-L" will do (in galeon2) is highlight the existing URL in the
> navigation bar and put the keyboard focus there so that whatever you
> type will replace it. It will not open a dialog box.
> So, type "CTRL-L", enter your URL, press ENTER, and the page should load
That seesm (to me) to be an _almost_ useless feature.
Thanks for educating me.
Any sugestiosn as to a differrent browser to change to to get back to the
functionality Galeon used to have?
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