an ongoing problem

Israel israeldahl at
Thu Dec 3 12:58:51 UTC 2015

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On 12/03/2015 04:14 AM, Andre Campos Rodovalho wrote:
> I'm sorry, I did not understand. What is this "security fix for
> Firefox". Is it a regular update on Ubuntu repositories?
> If is something related to repository updates, what Lubuntu version
> are you using?

If you are regularly updating via the normal mechanisms, such as the
"Software Updater" or the terminal then you will not need to download a
security update from a website.  In my experience when a security
vulnerability is found I usually have the fix by the time I check for

So, rather than downloading something manually, (unless you are
compiling your own version of Firefox), simply run the Software Updater.

Firefox is updated regularly in the Ubuntu repositories

If this is not what you need read below
> 2015-12-03 4:14 GMT-02:00 david at <mailto:david at>
> <david at <mailto:david at>>:
>     Hi All,
>     I have tried repeatedly to download a security fix for Firefox -
>     I've used every repository
>     in the world - I'm based in the Philippines at this time and
>     usually use a UK mirror.
If you are using the normal channels as Andre points out, to download
updates for Firefox you can change your mirror location by using the
"Software & Updates" Program in your menu.
It will open to the tab you need to use.
Change the "Download from:" drop down menu to a closer location.

Now you can try again.  If you continue to have connectivity issues and
are using Wifi, I would suggest using the Ethernet cord to get these

>     The download says - shecksum error - the file could be 41.2Mb to
>     44.2Mb depending on what
>     and where in the world you download the file from - all though
>     state a checksum error.
>     Why is this? I can download 65Mb Debian docs but fail to download
>     Firefox.
>     David
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