[CentOS] Firefox 45.1.0 stability

Fri May 6 20:44:02 UTC 2016
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Nux! wrote:
> Guys if you are using my repo on CentOS 6 then the new Firefox might not
> like the old ffmpeg I ship.


Yes, I'm on CentOS 6, but as this is a US federal organization (civil
sector), I did ask, and was told no repos Over There. Security issues....

Thanks, though.
> There is new and apparently working stuff in my testing repo; try to
> upgrade and see if that solves the problem.
> Feedback welcome so I can move the testing packages in the main repo
> sooner, rather than later.
> yum --enablerepo=nux-dextop-testing update ffmpeg
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> Nux!
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> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "m roth" <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
>> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
>> Sent: Friday, 6 May, 2016 21:20:15
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Firefox 45.1.0 stability
>> Alice Wonder wrote:
>>> On 05/06/2016 11:54 AM, Jeff Layton wrote:
>>>> Good afternoon,
>>>> Apologies if this topic has come up before but I've found
>>>> that the Firefox 45.1.0 stability to be somewhat lacking.
>>>> For example, I can't use it for Twitter because it crashes.
>>>> It also crashes when I log into gmail. This happens every
>>>> time I try these URL's.
>>>> Any suggestions on improving the stability?
>>> It has not crashed on twitter at all for me.
>>> I do run privacy badger on Twitter which blocks a lot of resources that
>>> want to track me, maybe some of those resources are what firefox is
>>> having trouble with?
>>> I also don't have flash installed, nore Java plugin (not even iced-tea)
>> Right, well I can't do that at work. And I just had to downgrade firefox
>> from 45, because I was *trying* to do my annual required privacy and
>> security refresher, and it opened, it has, I think, flash audio, and
>> firefox crashed, fired it up again, restored, and started and it crashed
>> *again*, and a third time, and that was it: I downgraded, didn't have to
>> (also couldn't) downgrade flash-plugin, but had no trouble at all
>> completing the training. Note that I *could* play streaming media and
>> youtube with 45, but... and, no, you've *got* to be joking to think I'm
>> going to convince upper management to ban flash....
>>       mark
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