[hardy] How Do You Get Back to Firefox 2?
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Feb 21 21:27:24 UTC 2008
On 02/21/2008 04:51 AM, Kenneth Loafman wrote:
> I made the mistake of upgrading to Firefox 3 Beta on Hardy. I 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?
Download it an install it from Mozilla?
While these instructions are primarily for installing "new" versions of
FF, you should be able to modify to install 2x [note: do *not* just do a
general uninstall of your existing FF as it's likely to break other
things on your system]
Afterwards, you might find ubuntuzilla helpful:
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