Firefox 4 repo

JD jd1008 at
Mon Jul 19 03:33:35 UTC 2010

  On 07/18/2010 08:00 PM, Suvayu Ali wrote:
> 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.
My flash is installed in  /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
which is a system directory.

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