Firefox and gnome dependencies

Jeff Waugh jeff.waugh at
Tue Apr 5 04:25:27 UTC 2005

<quote who="Stephen Boulet">

> Are there any other kubuntu users who want firefox to be their default
> browser? It is compiled against lots of things that are not needed if you
> choose not to run gnome. Maybe what's needed is a more vanilla package for
> mozilla like the one debian provides.
> Should I submit a bug against firefox because of its gnome dependencies or
> would that be banging my head against a wall?

Please file the bug and Cc me (email in headers). You will not be banging
your head against a wall, but keep in mind that this is too late for hoary,
so we'd have to discuss the best way to do it and implement it for breezy.


- Jeff

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