[hardy] How Do You Get Back to Firefox 2?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Feb 21 21:09:51 UTC 2008

On Thursday 21 February 2008 13:29, Kenneth Loafman wrote:
> I made the mistake of upgrading to Firefox 3 Beta on Hardy.  It has many
> many problems, but the main one is that you can't launch a URL from
> Thunderbird, or elsewhere.  You have to copy&paste the URL into the
> browser windows.  [ Are AOL folks having their revenge?  ;-) ]
> Long story short, its too time consuming to 'test' this until this
> particular *critical* bug is fixed, so I want to regress Firefox back to
> version 2 so I have my clickable URLs that work.
> I think that including the Gutsy repository may be the way, but I'm afraid
> it will break something else in the process.  Has anyone done this?  If
> so, could you document how?
> Or is there a Firefox 2 package in Hardy that I'm just not seeing?

It's not there now.  There's a plan being worked to re-introduce it.

Scott K

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