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Re: Debian 7 and external monitors and graphics adaptors

On 2015-04-17, Bret Busby <bret.busby@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17/04/2015, Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2015-04-16, Bret Busby <bret.busby@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 17/04/2015, Ric Moore <wayward4now@gmail.com> wrote:
>> <SNIP>
>>>> Have you tried "catalyst" for the AMD setup?? Under AMD Mobility
>>>> Product Family your 6000 series is listed.
>>>> http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMDCatalyst14-9LINReleaseNotes.aspx
>>> Hello.
>>> I assume something bad is in the source code of that web page (it is
>>> aspx, so, proprietary MS stuff), but, with two web browsers - Arora
>>> and rekonq, running on Debian 6, I can only see a bit at the op of the
>>> web page - no scroll bar or any way to get to the important stuff
>>> lower down on the web page.
>>> Publishing a web page about Linux stuff, in MS only format, is a bit
>>> weird.
>>> It is kind of like the manuafacturer (AMD) wants to hide its Linux
>>> stuff, from Linux users.
>> It is nothing of the sort. The site Works fine in iceweasel on jessie.
>> It should work on wheezy, which has the same version of iceweasel, too.
>> Any browser you run in squeeze was EOL'ed years ago, from a security
>> perspective if nothing else.
> What it comes down to, has nothing to do with the version number of Debian.
> What it came down to, is, the web page bien aspx shite, it requires
> javascript (javashite).
> I installed a 12.x version of opera (from my Debian 6 desktop system),
> on this (Debian 7, running on the Acer E5-521-238Q) system,  and left
> javascript enabled, and the web page works.


So do you normally run browsers on squeeze with javascript /dis/abled? I'm
surprised that any modern web sites work at all.



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