Firefox 4 repo

Suvayu Ali fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com
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 
~/bin/ffox4b1.

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Suvayu

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