firefox and dapper after april on LTS
Howard Coles Jr.
dhcolesj at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 03:16:42 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 14 February 2007 8:55:53 pm Bry Paula Melvin wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 February 2007 19:39, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> > On Wednesday 14 February 2007 8:22:37 pm Earl Violet wrote:
> > > --- Bry Paula Melvin <brymelvin at melvinart.com> wrote:
> > > > Looking toward the future I see Firefox1.5 will no longer be
> > > > supported
> > > > upstream as of April.
> > >
> > > Does *buntu LTS offer Iceweasel in it's repositories? This should be
> > > supported by Debian until Etch support ends.
> > Forgive me if I'm wrong, but Iceweasel is nothing more than a rebranded
> > Firefox, and its first release was version 2 of FF. So, I don't know how
> > that would help him.
> > However, there is little worry about it anyway, as 2.0.x has been out for
> > some time, and should be good to go. Unless there are specific
> > browserbased applications that require it, I wouldn't see a reason for
> > not upgrading.
> > --
> > See Ya'
> > Howard Coles Jr.
> > John 3:16!
> yes 2.xx has been out for a while...We DO have it installed in the pcs . It
> however was installed from downloads from Mozilla. Although unsupported in
> 606 it works,
> There are no such packages for 606 on Power PC in the repositories and No
> such thing as linux ppc packages at Mozilla.
I was right about being wrong (can you do that?). There are no 2.0.x packages
for Dapper in the standard places. Hmm. . . I wonder what they'll do.
They're committed to supporting the OS as you say, so they'll have to do
Howard Coles Jr.
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