David C. Curtis dave.c.curtis at
Sun Oct 24 18:28:37 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-24 at 12:40 -0500, Michael wrote:
> Is it necessary to use the Ubuntu branded Firefox?  What, if any, are
> the advantages or benefits of using it over the generic package?

>From the xul-ext-ubufox package description:

	"Adds Ubuntu-specific modifications to Firefox.

	Integrates the browser with Ubuntu to:

	 * Enable searching for missing plugins from Ubuntu software 			catalog
 	* Add the following options to the Help menu
  	 - Get help on-line
  	 - Help translating Firefox
  	 - Ubuntu Release Notes
 	* Set homepage to Ubuntu Start Page
 	* Display a restart notification after upgrading Firefox
 	* Add to the search engines.

	You can uninstall this if you prefer to use a pristine Firefox

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