Firefox ESR package is really needed
nrbrtx at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 12:10:32 UTC 2017
Do you have any news about packaging Firefox ESR in supported Ubuntu?
With best regards,
On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 12:08 AM, Logan Rosen <logan at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Matthias, it looks like you added firefox-esr to the sync blacklist from
> Debian in this commit
> Can you please shine some light on why this change was made? Thanks!
> On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 2:03 PM, Nrbrtx <nrbrtx at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Ubuntu developers!
>> For enterprise Ubuntu users Firefox ESR
>> <https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/> is needed.
>> It does not change too fast and support old "LEGACY" extensions
>> This problem was discussed at least twice on AskUbuntu (see
>> e-to-install-firefox-esr and https://askubuntu.com/question
>> s/505895/how-can-i-install-an-older-version-of-firefox-in-ubuntu-14-04 ).
>> There is a bug about this problem on Launchpad (see
>> For example in Windows my organization uses Firefox ESR.
>> We do not need bells and whistles, we need to do our work with stable
>> user experience and without security vulnerabilities.
>> Debian already has Firefox ESR (see https://packages.debian.org/se
>> arch?suite=all&exact=1&searchon=names&keywords=firefox-esr) for all
>> supported versions.
>> Please add these packages to all supported Ubuntu versions.
>> You may want to use bleeding edge version as default, but please add
>> firefox-esr package too.
>> With best regards,
>> ubuntu-desktop mailing list
>> ubuntu-desktop at lists.ubuntu.com
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