LTS and release methodology

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Sat Jul 12 09:05:20 UTC 2008

2008/7/10 Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at>:
> On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 10:15 +0200, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
>> The main point is that it is possible
>> (and easy) to install Firefox 3 on Windows XP (released 2001), while
>> try to install Firefox 3 on Dapper (released 2006).
> FWIW: download from, unpack, run installer. Granted, it is
> not under the control of the package manager in this case, but neither
> is it in Windows (which lacks one altogether).

Try it and you will see why it does not work. Firefox 3 requires GTK
2.10 which is not present in Dapper.


	Krzysztof Lichota

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