[ubuntu-uk] Upgrading to FF3.5 in Ubuntu

John Matthews jakewc2 at sky.com
Fri Jul 10 06:02:42 BST 2009


Daniel Drummond wrote:
> John Matthews wrote:
>   
>> Um, isnt FF3.5 final release now, I thought I saw it on the internet 
>> they were saying it was final release and if you look in windows it 
>> doesnt have beta after it. I'm not sure about that though.
>>     
> My apologies, checking on 
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/jaunty/web/firefox-3.5 it seems the 
> repositories now have the finished product.  When I tried it a few days 
> ago they still had the beta version (and an early beta at that).
>
> Firefox 3.5 is being viewed as a major update, that doesn't overwrite a 
> firefox 3 installation.  One of the reasons for this choice is the fact 
> that some extensions will not run in 3.5 without modification. 
> Karmic will have firefox-3.5 as the default browser.  See 
> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-karmic-firefox-3.5 
> for details.
>
> Dan
>
>   
Hi, thank you for the information.

I was just wondering, how do I get it to work, and become my default 
browser so that I dont have both, and I dont loose my profile info?

John.



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