Firefox ESR package is really needed
olivier.tilloy at canonical.com
Fri Sep 29 12:40:15 UTC 2017
On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 8:10 AM, Nrbrtx <nrbrtx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all!
> Do you have any news about packaging Firefox ESR in supported Ubuntu?
This has been discussed this week in New York, and the desktop team
doesn't have the resources to commit to packaging and maintaining
Firefox ESR, unfortunately.
> 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 is needed.
>>> It does not change too fast and support old "LEGACY" extensions.
>>> This problem was discussed at least twice on AskUbuntu (see
>>> 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
>>> 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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