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OK, i am using suse 10 with firefox 1.0.7. I want to upgrade to firefox 1.5. I have been to the firefox site and downloaded the src but all this does is allow me to run firefox from that directory (not upgrade). How is everyone else running firefox 1.5 and suse 10?
Thanks for the link! Worked great, except for one annoyance...
Now when saving/opening files, the file picker dialog no longer uses the Firefox 1.0 default. Instead it uses a GTK dialog which isn't useful under KDE, (in my opinion). So I did some searching, and found this solution:
Thanks for the information ! Just one small question : how do you install these rpms ???
I have tried a right click -> action -> install with yast, but it installs 1.0.6
rpm -Uhv tells me I can't install because there are some dependencies between ff 1.0.6 and mozilla translations 1.0.6 (my system is in french). Do I need to uninstall ff and mozilla translations first ?
You need to download the Firefox 1.5 translation package and save it in the same directory where you saved the Firefox 1.5 rpm. After that start konsole or gnome-terminal and change into the direcory where the rpms are located. Once thats done, do
I did the steps described by onjoo, but the Firefox extension manager is not working. It reports the extensions I had previously installed (from 1.07), but will not uninstall or update them. It gives a message that the extension will be uninstalled (if I choose that) when Firefox is started, but nothing happens. Any ideas?
This is just a guess, but it sounds like a Firefox problem not related to SUSE in particular. Have you tried the mozillazine.org forums or knowledge-base? It might be possible to use Firefox safe-mode to remove the offending extensions.