Is this update a retrograde step?
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 14:32:40 UTC 2009
Marius Gedminas wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 07:45:27AM +0100, Graham Watkins wrote:
>> Not so long back, I installed Firefox 3.5 from the Firefox website.
>> I've been fairly happy with it. Now the update manager wants me to
>> install the latest version of Firefox 3.0. If I do, purely to stop the
>> update reminders, will it trash my 3.5 installation?
> It shouldn't. (But if it does, don't blame me)
>> If not, is there
>> any way I can stop the update message ?
> Uninstall Firefox 3.0.
> You can also install Firefox 3.5 directly from Ubuntu -- it's right
> there in Jaunty 'universe' repository, a package called "firefox-3.5".
> Ubuntu's version of Firefox 3.5 calls itself "Shiretoko", to prevent
> user confusion (since you can install 3.0 and 3.5 at the same time, but
> only 3.0 is officially supported by Canonical).
> Marius Gedminas
I apt-get installed firefox-3.5 and now have Igoogle-Shiretoko on my
Ubuntu 5.09 computer. It appears to be a bit faster than version 3 but
have just tried it.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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