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Author Topic: 090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]  (Read 1532 times)

caitlyn

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090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]
« on: February 03, 2009, 09:11:13 pm »

toothandnail has built the latest version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser for VL 6.0.  Version 3.0.6 is a security patch which fixes known vulnerabilities including one considered "critical" by Mozilla.  Security conscious users may want to upgrade immediately.  This package will be moved to the patches repository as soon as we have had adequate user testing.

Package:  firefox-3.0.6-i586-1vl60.tlz
MD5:  c7e5b109fcca919878b6be6a35f3f280
Package Size:  7.11 MB
Installed Size: 24.84 MB

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firefox: Firefox (Mozilla Firefox Web Browser)
firefox:
firefox: Firefox 3 is the next generation release of the award-winning
firefox: Firefox web browser from Mozilla.
firefox: To comply with Mozilla trademarks, and to assure quality control,
firefox: this is the official Mozilla build, packaged for VectorLinux.
firefox:
firefox:
firefox: License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1
firefox: Author:  Mozilla Foundation <drivers@mozilla.org>
firefox: Website: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

After testing this package please stop back and let us know how it works for you.
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Re: 090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2009, 09:49:02 pm »

I installed a several minutes ago, ran it for a while, and haven't seen anything bad.
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Re: 090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009, 06:39:41 am »

The only problem I've seen with 3.05 & 3.06 is incompatibility with a few extensions, which just means that the extensions need to be upgraded.  Other than that, no problems so far.

Thanks to toothandnail for packaging and caitlyn for putting this in the repos and posting.

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Re: 090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009, 07:58:39 am »

There could be a minor bug in the way an updated version of Firefox assesses whether extensions are compatible or not.  After I restarted Firefox the extensions that were reported as incompatible were working again.  So I think my previous post was probably incorrect.

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Re: 090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2009, 06:29:48 pm »

Installed via gslapt and from firefox download. With both opening it as user I have no bookmarks.
Opening it as sudo I have bookmarks. ???

I never had that with firefox.

Any Ideas?
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Re: 090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2009, 07:14:40 pm »

It sounds like the permissions on your profile got messed up somehow.  I installed FF 3.0.6 with slapt-get and my bookmarks are intact.
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Re: 090203 firefox-3.0.6 [VL 6.0]
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2009, 08:28:51 pm »

It sounds like the permissions on your profile got messed up somehow.  I installed FF 3.0.6 with slapt-get and my bookmarks are intact.

chown -R pita:users ~/.mozilla did the trick. Still strange so that it happened.

Thus are the mysteries of Linux, no one will ever fathom.;)
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