Firefox 4 repo

Suvayu Ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Mon Jul 19 03:00:20 UTC 2010

On Sunday 18 July 2010 07:42 PM, JD wrote:
>    On 07/18/2010 07:13 PM, Suvayu Ali wrote:
>> On Sunday 18 July 2010 06:08 PM, JD wrote:
>>>>> Ok that worked, thanks.  The only thing I haven't gotten done is getting
>>>>>>>    it to use the already installed plugins that work already with
>>>>>>>    firefox-3.
>>>>>>>    Ideas?
>>>>>    I have tested FF4 in a Fedora Guest (VM) to ensure that my FF3 settings
>>>>>    and plugins will not be trashed, I'm not sure, but i think that FF4
>>>>>    API/ABI have changed, try to read release notes maybe you should find
>>>>>    some useful infos.
>>> There are some add on extensions that are  not compatible
>>> with FF4, such as forecastfox and requestpolicy, and probably
>>> a few others.
>> It doesn't detect the installed plugins like Flash, gecko-mediaplayer,
>> icedtea on my machine. :( Even though many of the add-ons work just
>> fine. :-\
> It seems to play youtube flash just fine.
> I have the adobe flash plugin installed.

All my plugins are installed in system directories, could that be the 
reason why they aren't detected on my machine? Maybe the mozilla build 
only checks in ~/.mozilla/plugins.

PS: I have unpacked the tarball in my $HOME and symlinked it to 


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