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Old 09-15-2008, 01:20 AM   #1
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LXer: Battle Brews Over Firefox In Ubuntu 8.10


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Firefox, what's not to love about this open-source web browser? Well, a number of users following the development work on Ubuntu 8.10 (the Intrepid Ibex) are feeling rather outraged over Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2 and later. In the latest Ubuntu packages, Firefox requires an EULA (End-User License Agreement) be accepted the first time you launch the browser. The EULA mostly deals with agreeing to Mozilla's trademark policies for Firefox.

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Old 09-15-2008, 08:55 PM   #2
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i dont see a problem with this
 
Old 09-15-2008, 09:39 PM   #3
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i dont see a problem with this
That's because "free" obviously doesn't matter to you.
 
Old 09-16-2008, 06:55 PM   #4
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is it still open source i was under the impression it was its parent company has done very well providing it for free since its inception now it is more popular than IE according to some webmasters stats i dont see why every body should change just because they are making you agree to an eula license

here this looks like somthing that i cant see the harm in
http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?...36212&from=rss

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Old 09-17-2008, 10:28 AM   #5
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A good explanation of the issues.

I understand that Mozilla has finally backed completely off the EULA. That's good but it reinforces the need for vigilance.
 
  


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