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Old 11-12-2013, 07:58 PM   #61
Timothy Miller
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Originally Posted by ofaurax View Post
PLEASE, stop telling that we should install from mozilla.org. WE ALREADY KNOW THAT.

WE DON'T LIKE that way of doing things.
The whole purpose of a distribution is to create a coherent set of software components.
So that, we can have Firefox nicely integrated with the desktop (e.g. ubuntu), or with some pre-defined things (addons, or bookmarks).
Installing from mozilla.org breaks that.

I think Timothy missed my message where I advertise my repository.
At the time of writing, there was Firefox 23 then 24 for Mga3 when only FF17 was available on official repos.
I used until last week where official mga3 provided FF24.1. The update has been done by the official update.
Yes, I may have missed that with all the posts telling me to manually install.

I'll have to check that out.

Thank you, 1 person that actually posts something helpful (even if he did have to post twice apparently).

I actually need to reinstall one of my laptops, playing with untested software broke KDE on it, and I was getting fed up with having siduction kernels anyway as their kernels take 20 minutes to download.
 
Old 11-12-2013, 08:05 PM   #62
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I see now there's a lot of yelling going on here, this we (@28.0a1) thinks accomplishes nill or less, like I guess: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ JK(partly)

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