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Old 09-08-2013, 01:17 PM   #16
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@brianL: Keep latest-firefox around and rerun it every once in a while. The script will fetch and repack FF if the version available is newer than the one you have installed. Oh, and you don't have to be root to run the script, it'll still set file ownership to root anyway.

P.S. You might want to set FFLANG=en-GB so you get the correct version!

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Old 09-08-2013, 01:41 PM   #17
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OK. Thanks for the advice.
 
Old 09-08-2013, 03:03 PM   #18
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Yes, thanks ruario, tour script worked great.
But, one question. Where did you get the 64bit 21.01? The only 64 bit I could find was form nightlies. I couldn't just find 64 bit releases.

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Old 09-08-2013, 03:20 PM   #19
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Where did you get the 64bit 21.01?
You mean 23.0.1?

Read the script and you will see where I got it.

Alternatively, it is found here:

download.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/23.0.1/linux-x86_64
 
Old 09-11-2013, 08:13 AM   #20
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just use firefox from current and use it in 14.. its what i did, works fine!
not a fan of esr.
How did you do that? I've installed Firefox 23.0.1 from current and it needs later glibc.
Code:
user@darkstar$ firefox
firefox: /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.17' not found (required by firefox)
Edit: edited code.

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Old 09-11-2013, 08:52 AM   #21
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@GNU/Linux: Then use the binary direct from Mozilla. I link a script to repack it above. Read the script to satisfy yourself that I am not doing anything crazy and then assuming you are happy, run it and you will have yourself a 23.0.1 package that works on 14.
 
Old 09-11-2013, 03:15 PM   #22
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Another alternative is to just download firefox and just unzip into your user account. I've been using the latest version of Firefox, have not had any issues except firefox (v22) moved the plugins directory (where libflash goes) from the firefox root to the firefox/browser directory.
 
Old 09-12-2013, 08:00 AM   #23
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i just did wget the package from the slack mirror near me and installpkg it. worked fine.. dont know why.

also you could build it your self with the build file from the current mirror.

edit: oh.. and i used 32bit and my slack is yet running on virtualbox!!

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