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Old 02-10-2004, 05:53 AM   #1
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mozilla firefox 0.8


just install it today, very good!
 
Old 02-10-2004, 06:06 AM   #2
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I've heard firebird, WTH is fire-fox. Wait, I'll check out...
 
Old 02-10-2004, 06:08 AM   #3
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Oh, firebird with a new name > Good.
 
Old 02-10-2004, 06:21 AM   #4
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easy to use, fast!!!
 
Old 02-10-2004, 08:23 AM   #5
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i'm loving the gtk interface. i've been grubling to myself about how much i hate the old scroll bar. yes, i know... a silly trite complait about an otherwise excellent piece of software.


if only i could figure out how to undo the pop-up notification. i mean a using a pop-up to say you've blocked a pop-up is kinda silly.
 
Old 02-10-2004, 09:33 AM   #6
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I like the new download manager because I didn't like having a seperate window for each download. It would be even better if the download manager was just another tab, Opera style. I like my applications to stay in their own windows, no littering my taskbar
 
Old 02-10-2004, 09:39 AM   #7
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only available as a tarball isnt it??

no rpm or urpmi source avalable yet is there??

how would i uninstall it if it cocked things up? is it possible to remove an installed tarball??

james
 
Old 02-10-2004, 10:32 AM   #8
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"how would i uninstall it if it cocked things up?"

If you use the binary (what they provide in the tar.gz file) then you just have to delete the "firefox" directory.

" if only i could figure out how to undo the pop-up notification. i mean a using a pop-up to say you've blocked a pop-up is kinda silly."

For me it did it (pop-up notification) once for the very first pop-up it blocked, then never did it again, even after I shut down the browser and opened it again.

Last edited by Greyweather; 02-10-2004 at 10:50 AM.
 
Old 02-10-2004, 10:36 AM   #9
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oh.. i see..

do all binary tars install to a single directory? or do some install throughout the system directories?

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Old 02-10-2004, 10:53 AM   #10
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Everything goes to the firefox directory when you extract the archive, though when you run Firefox it'll create a profile folder in ~/.phoenix

Last edited by Greyweather; 02-10-2004 at 10:55 AM.
 
Old 02-10-2004, 07:37 PM   #11
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nevermind. figure it out.

Last edited by NYAndy; 02-10-2004 at 07:48 PM.
 
Old 02-10-2004, 07:49 PM   #12
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Just run "firefox". You may need to make a link to it in a directory in your path, though.
What I did was extract the archive into /opt (not available on some distros though), and symlinked /opt/firefox/firefox to ~/bin/firefox
 
Old 02-10-2004, 07:53 PM   #13
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no u just type ./firefox-bin
or u could make a shortcut on ur desktop selecting firefox-bin
 
Old 02-10-2004, 10:24 PM   #14
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i'm loving the gtk interface.
........ and the gtk2+xft build's even nicer
 
Old 02-10-2004, 10:43 PM   #15
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Quote:
Originally posted by BrianNJ
i'm loving the gtk interface. i've been grubling to myself about how much i hate the old scroll bar. yes, i know... a silly trite complait about an otherwise excellent piece of software.


if only i could figure out how to undo the pop-up notification. i mean a using a pop-up to say you've blocked a pop-up is kinda silly.
I think you can just click and say i dont want to see the pop-up again!
it happens ONCE!

and yes, the gtk2+xft!
i was using the .7 STOCK install..

so basically my eyeballs are drooling in eye-candy
 
  


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