Mozilla apps?

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Sun Jan 24 03:33:46 UTC 2010

Steve wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jan 2010 02:42:35 -0000, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at>  
> wrote:
>> Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
>>>> I see. Googling the app's name led me to this page:
>>>> Which led me to this link, I cannot vouch for it though:
>>>> Use at your own risk!
>>> So what you're saying is, You used the link we originally posted and
>>> it worked, but cannot upload the file or even find a reputable mirror?
>>> I thought you said the link worked in the first place, which it
>>> didn't. Hmm. Well nevermind.
>>> Does the OP have any questions?
>>> ~SpaceGhost
>>> <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.
>> Thanks, Jim
> Firefox 3.6 is going to be put in the backports repository very soon.
> The bookmarks etc. are stored in .mozzilla a hidden file in /home.

OK, maybe I'll just be patient and wait.  I managed to find where the 
bookmarks live, I was just surprised that 3.6 found them.

Regards,  Jim

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