Firefox 3.0 woes
ivranos at freemail.gr
Tue May 6 11:38:45 UTC 2008
Amichai Rotman wrote:
> Although I haven't encountered any problems as described here, I am
> missing a few extensions I am used to use...
> Can someone point me to instructions for downgrading to FF2?
OS: Ubuntu 8.04 after a fresh clean installation, otherwise backup your
Firefox/SeaMonkey bookmarks first.
How to migrate to stable firefox 2.0.0.x (currently 18.104.22.168) from
firefox 3 Beta, until firefox 3 final becomes available.
1. i) Run System::Administration::Synaptic Package Manager.
ii) Press the Search button and type firefox.
iii) By selecting the "Mark for complete removal" boxes, uninstall
the "firefox", "firefox-3.0" and its dependencies packages.
iv) Install "firefox-2" and "firefox-2-gnome-support" packages.
2. Delete the .mozilla directory under your home directory (in my case
/home/john). If you are using nautilus, activate the View::Show Hidden
Files menu item, to do this.
3. Restart Ubuntu 8.04.
Now Firefox 2.0.0.x (currently 22.214.171.124) is ready to be used from the
If it doesn't run at the first attempt, press Alt-F2 and type firefox-2
and press Run.
If anyone has any problems, reply to this message.
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