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Old 08-01-2009, 10:37 PM   #1
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Firefox/Shiretoko 3.5.1 Build

(updated to 3.5.2...)

Built in Debian GNU/Linux amd64 Lenny.
I'm pretty new to Debian, I moved from Linux Mint a few weeks ago.
This is one of my first successful builds, I was looking for a firefox 3.5.1 AMD64 build but I just made it myself.
Feel free to post any problems...

I made it with checkinstall, it might or might not work on other systems.
To run it, just type firefox on a command line, I could not include an icon at that moment.
I made a shell script to create it automatically, run as root.


printf "[Desktop Entry]\nEncoding=UTF-8\nName=Shiretoko Web Browser\nComment=Bro
wse the World Wide Web\nGenericName=Web Browser\nExec=firefox\nTerminal=false\nX
-bin\nStartupNotify=true\n" > /usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop


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Old 08-02-2009, 04:13 PM   #2
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What does your version give that the one in doesn't? There is a 64bit tarball available there (currently at v3.6a1) and I notice that you haven't provided a .deb file for Firefox.
Old 08-03-2009, 09:32 PM   #3
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I'm trying to build 3.5.2 with cairo...
I'm going to try checkinstall, I've tried making them by hand but it's a damn long process...


amd64, firefox

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