How to remove Firefox?

Bryan Quigley gquigs at
Sat Sep 8 06:49:33 BST 2007

Two interesting blog's about XulRunner:

Older but interesting line on linux distributions:


In fact the " -app" referred to in the newer article appears to be there.

On 9/6/07, Oliver Grawert <ogra at> wrote:
> hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 04.09.2007, 17:12 -0700 schrieb Jordan Mantha:
> > It's not impossible, just hard. The project is called xulrunner [1]
> > and it's been in the works for about as long as I've been involved
> > with Ubuntu. It has to become as stable as Firefox is now before we're
> > likely to switch over to it as a dependency.
> i was told xulrunner clashes with the mozilla trademark policy whic we
> agreed to in ubuntu ... i would love to switch everything to epiphany
> browser built against xulrunner instead of having to ship firefox (to
> save the Cd space for extra translations of firefox etc)  and am
> discussing the inclusion of xulrunner since several releases with the
> distro team but we didnt come to a proper conclusion yet.
> ciao
>         oli
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