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Sometimes when I search at google, the auto-suggested search queries are selected in a random order. The drop down will appear, but when I hit the down arrow, something random like the 3rd item is selected, instead of the first.

Anyone else experiencing this? Any idea how to stop it?


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This doesn't seem to be a programming question. – Matt H Jan 5 '12 at 19:44
i can only ask programming questions? – Jason Jan 5 '12 at 19:48
"software tools commonly used by programmers" from the FAQ about acceptable questions... – Jason Jan 5 '12 at 19:48
The seems to be more of a "Computer Enthusiast" question than one specific to programming. You may have better luck over on the Super User stack exchange site. – cdeszaq Jan 5 '12 at 19:52
ok, thanks. Considering firefox and google are the #1 and #2 development tools I use, I figured Id be fine here. – Jason Jan 5 '12 at 19:54

Temporary solution is restart Firefox.

If you use Ubuntu with Compiz Settings Manager :
enable Firefox menu fix option in Workaround section.

Read full study on the bug:
Bug 638386:
Menus show but close on hover with compiz after returning from gnome-screensaver lock

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