[CentOS] Firefox3 for CentOS4 -- dependency on evolution28 packages?

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Fri Oct 10 03:43:43 UTC 2008


Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 6:13 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> Bart: What version of CentOS are you running on that box?
>>     
>
> CentOS 4.7.
>
>   
>> Are you using GNOME?
>>     
>
> Yes.  It appears that all the evolution28-* packages on which there is
> a dependency are related to the rendering engine (-pango, -atk, -gtk,
> etc.) so I did go ahead and install it anyway.
>
> Moments later it crashed when I tried to look at cnn.com, and I
> removed it and installed 1.5.0.12 again.
>
>   
>> When you do get Firefox 3 running properly, you will not miss 1.5....
>>     
>
> Ah, if only.  I've got FX3 on a Ubuntu laptop for work and a CentOS 5
> laptop at home, and more than half the time I'd still rather be
> running 1.5 both places.  FlashBlock regularly crashes FX3 on any OS
> that doesn't have the most edgy of bleeding GTKs (the probable reason
> cnn.com killed it), and the new gmail gets "error 700" indigestion in
> FX3 when trying to read messages from several mailing lists I'm on
> (fortunately not this one).
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instead of flashblock use adblockplus.  It's updated for FF3.  Plus ff 
1.5 is EOL and has security problems.


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