Ubuntu 8.10 released but...

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Oct 30 18:58:06 UTC 2008

On Thu, 30 Oct 2008 19:10:16 +0100 Thomas Novin <thomas at xyz.pp.se> wrote:
>...for example these[1,2] bugs never got fixed. Too bad, Firefox is
>probably the most commonly used program in Ubuntu and still it works
>poorly since you have to be on a above-average-user-level to open
>commonly used file formats, save stuff to gvfs-locatation[3,4] and it
>crashes[5] all the time (probably mostly when flash is involved).

Firefox is a special case.  Because of Mozilla Corp's trademark policy 
Ubuntu cannot ship Firefox and call it Firefox unless Mozilla has approved 
all the changes in the package.  If you have a problem with Firefox, I 
think you really need to look upstream.

Scott K

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