[SOLVED] [Suggestion] Mozilla Firefox ESR for Slackware 14.1
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ESR is an up to date version only for now, after the next release of Firefox it will miss features of the new versions.
I personally don't like the switch, for me that is a major drawback. For example, if Mozilla had decided to make 23 instead of 24 the ESR then the users of the ESR version never would have got H.264 video acceleration.
I just had to fix it again, just now, and that may not be the last of it. Most of the fixes are UI fixes. For example, for some unknown reason downloads didn't show up at all. I had to delete my profile and create it from scratch. Just now I found that the theme I was using somehow added close buttons to all my tabs in this version of firefox, so that had to be replaced.
This hassle is caused by Firefox devs copying Chrome and its release schedule. Stuff breaks all the time and I have to fix it the way it should be. I'm not going to do this every week or two, so I'm sticking to ESR. If nothing seems to break for you then continue doing what you are doing, however not long ago Pat V. had to switch to ESR because FF did really break: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...sr-4175467933/
Last edited by H_TeXMeX_H; 09-18-2013 at 07:36 AM.