inclusion of firefox 3
vidd at crosslink.net
Mon Mar 3 17:07:03 UTC 2008
> On 3/3/08, *vidd* <vidd at crosslink.net <mailto:vidd at crosslink.net>> wrote:
> This application is not ready to be included as the default browser.
> Java does not work with this version. I have attempted to use all 4
> types of java, and none of them worked to bring up a MMOLRPG that I
> frequent daily.
> The new Firefox looks good, and has some nice features that I'm sure
> some individuals will enjoy. The Flash plugin installs without issue.
> But without the Sun-Java 5 or 6, or even the other, non-Sun java
> programs working properly, our target audience, the linux newcomer
> less capable machines, will be frustrated by having to un-install
> firefox version 3, and install firefox-2, install the java version of
> their choice (minus the plugin) and manually add the plug-in
> Or, they will give up
> Remember that this is just RC1 of Firefox, and IIRC Hardy will include
> the stable version once it ships. Also, in-browser Java is far less
> prevalent then it used to be, in fact, Runescape is the only
> in-browser Java application I can think of. I'm not on Hardy anymore,
> otherwise I'd give installing Java a try, because the problem might
> also be specific to your machine. Did you file a bug report?
> Just my 2 cents
> (Btw, is there a Firefox 2 package for Hardy anywhere? Would be handy
> for web development...)
No, I have not filed a bug report
Not specific to my machine....
I have tested on 3 different machines, all different hardware, all same
Yes, there is a firefox 2 package in Hardy.... sudo apt-get install
And what is wrong with runescape????
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