[CentOS] firefox: annoyance

Thu Sep 25 16:20:44 UTC 2014
Steve Lindemann <steve at marmot.org>

On 9/25/2014 9:07 AM, Steve Lindemann wrote:
> On 9/25/2014 8:42 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Steve Lindemann wrote:
>>> On 9/25/2014 8:13 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>>> Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, September 25, 2014 8:59 am, John Doe wrote:
>>>>>> From: Johan Vermeulen <jvermeulen at cawdekempen.be>
>>>>>>> op 25-09-14 13:46, mark schreef:
>>>>>>>>    Yup, forgot that: no tool bar at all, no menus....
>> <snip>
>>>> It is *completely* unacceptable to release an update that appears to
>>>> ignore the configuration files, and doesn't even *show* the menu, which
>>>> would absolutely freak out an "ordinary user".
>>>> And to lose the tabs! I am *not* going to update firefox at work till
>>>> they fix this - I have stuff I need.
>>>> <snip>
>>> Switch to Palemoon or Qupzilla, firefox has "improved" itself to the
>>> point where it's just not a choice anymore, let alone a good one.  I've
>>> been using Palemoon and it's been a damn good choice for me... ymmv
>> palemoon looks nice - *is* there a package for it somewhere, or do you
>> have to d/l and install from their homepage?
>>> Find something else that works for you, there are other choices.  It's
>>> gotten to the point where firefox is as bad as chrome or ie.  A shame,
>>> it used to be such a good choice.
>> I have to worry, here at work. I am *not* going to even think about
>> trying
>> to force my users to use another browser, one they've never heard of
>> (I've
>> never heard of either of these). This needs to be fixed....
> yup, that would be the fly in the ointment.  It's certainly not in the
> distro's I use (base,extras,updates,rpmforge,epel).  I did find qupzilla
> in linux mint, but not palemoon and neither in the centos distro's that
> I use.  Can't speak to other systems.
> For a mass install you pretty much have to roll your own.  I've only
> used it on individual systems that I work with directly and downloaded
> from the website.  I can only speak to my personal use.  Hopefully it
> will start showing up in the distro's, we definitely need something
> other than firefox these days.
> --
> Steve

I meant repo's not distro's in the first paragraph ...DUH!  //Steve