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Old 05-02-2014, 12:45 PM   #376
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Hi,

Thanks, but I placed for reference so new members can see security is very necessary. Maybe I should have noted as such.

I did note that members can sign up for security alerts via list.

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Old 05-04-2014, 08:59 AM   #377
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Hi,

I do wish to use the newer Firefox releases so I use ruario's 'latest-firefox Version 1.0RC9' script to get the binary & create a Slackware package.

Now running Firefox 29 and really missed the add-on bar. So I started looking for ways to get the add on bar back. Reading https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2014...or-firefox-29/ revealed that this extension will restore the add on bar:The Addon Bar (restored) 3.1

If you click the '+ Add to Firefox' button you will get 'This version is not compatible with your Firefox', press install anyway. You will need to allow the extension install then do a Firefox restart via the ADD-On or Restart under File menu.

I have not experienced any issues with The Addon Bar (restored) 3.1 extension.

Noticed that FF 29 seems crisp and clean to me. Some users are complaining about rounded tabs along extension incompatibilities. With any new updates users need to be patient as developers do their thing to get things updated/upgraded.

My theme is 'Walnut': http://imageshack.com/a/img843/8559/7xtj.png

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Old 05-04-2014, 09:34 AM   #378
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Hi,

I do wish to use the newer Firefox releases so I use ruario's 'latest-firefox Version 1.0RC9' script to get the binary & create a Slackware package.

Now running Firefox 29 and really missed the add-on bar. So I started looking for ways to get the add on bar back. Reading https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2014...or-firefox-29/ revealed that this extension will restore the add on bar:The Addon Bar (restored) 3.1

If you click the '+ Add to Firefox' button you will get 'This version is not compatible with your Firefox', press install anyway. You will need to allow the extension install then do a Firefox restart via the ADD-On or Restart under File menu.

I have not experienced any issues with The Addon Bar (restored) 3.1 extension.

Noticed that FF 29 seems crisp and clean to me. Some users are complaining about rounded tabs along extension incompatibilities. With any new updates users need to be patient as developers do their thing to get things updated/upgraded.

My theme is 'Walnut': http://imageshack.com/a/img843/8559/7xtj.png

Thanks for your post. I'll try the new version of FF. You might need to fix the URL to Ruario's script.

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Old 05-04-2014, 12:13 PM   #379
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Thanks for your post. I'll try the new version of FF. You might need to fix the URL to Ruario's script.
If you are updating the url anyway it is worth noting I moved the script to github https://gist.github.com/ruario/9672798
 
Old 05-04-2014, 11:01 PM   #380
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Thanks for the update.
 
Old 06-17-2014, 12:15 PM   #381
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Hi,

For members who may not be aware of this sticky: Links for Helpful Linux articles & books in <Linux - General>.

Hope this helps.
Have Fun!
 
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:07 AM   #382
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Hi,

A open suggestion to help with system documentation that will provide the means to trail information relative to the system. System log (some call this a maintenance log) is nothing new, just that not everyone utilizes a good written event document for their systems.

From http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...8/#post5208879
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I suggest that you create a written system log at the start. Document all the specs for component manufacture model, Serial number along with device specifications. That way you will have on hand information that can be of use in the future. I even document the BIOS information, version, build and type under the motherboard specifications. You can extend the system log as the the build progresses whenever you encounter issues and then placing the solution within the log. I use college ruled 70 page spiral notebooks that cost me <$.25/spiral during Walmart's school sales. I will number each page, do not remove or erase errors, just line out then initial with time stamp. This technique is used throughout industry to document. Lab books are one area this is used to document issues/results with LAB stations. That way anyone can read the entries to get a feel for the status of a station. The same is true for a computer system.

By documenting each system you will have good library of information that does not rely on your memory for a way to trail things. This technique has saved me more than once.
Hope this helps.
Have fun & enjoy!
 
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