Originally Posted by Carlwill
This is not true - I have found many times themes and extension will not work because I am using IW rather than FF. Prime example is me trying to install an extension for exporting message filters on IceDove. I know IceDove is not in question but it falls under the same ridiculous naming scheme as IW.
I think Debian should just pass FF and TB back in...its just confusing for many and annoying for the rest.
:config set general.useragent.extra.firefox to Firefox/220.127.116.11 (or whatever you're using)
The Mr. Tech local install plugin has a "make compatible" feature you can use to override plugin compatibility checking if you know what you're doing.
It's got a ton of handy power tools that you probobly want
The other major difference between IW and FF is pango. The debian package actually supports more languages and character sets than firefox does by using the pango gnome component. This can add overhead and slow down font rendering if you are not in gnome.
If you don't need it, it can be disabled by putting the following line in /etc/iceweasel/iceweaselrc: