Mozilla apps?

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Sun Jan 24 03:31:22 UTC 2010


Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
> <snip>
>> I followed the links you provided.  If I understand them, they aid you
>> in compiling and installing from source code.  That is beyond my level
>> of expertise.
>>
>> As a new user I am trying to determine if there is a safe reliable
>> method to install them before they are packaged and put in a repository.
>> On my test machine I noticed that 3.6 picks up the bookmarks from 3.5
>> and was surprised by that.  Also I noticed if I run 3.6 and shut it down
>> and open 3.5 it checks for addins and then loads Firefox (en_GB) 3.5.2
>> and Xulrunner (en_GB) 1.9.12.
>>
>> When I setup my new machine for everyday use I want to avoid introducing
>> problems if I can.
>>
> Well using those tools I mentined, it's not really compiling from
> source so much as making a .deb installer from source. It's safe and
> easy to install and it doesn't overwrite firefox 3.5 I'd have the same
> worry for some random person's source code, but not for mozilla.
> But YMYR. Have fun with whatever you decide.
> <snip>
> 
> ~SpaceGhost
> 
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OK, thanks.  Then maybe it's not as difficult as I thought.  When I have 
some time I will take a better look at it.

Regards,  Jim




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