[CentOS] Firefox esr repackage

Fri May 10 13:57:08 UTC 2019
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 2019-05-10 04:29, wwp wrote:
> Hello Nux!,
> On Fri, 10 May 2019 10:12:59 +0100 (BST) Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro> wrote:
>> I maintain a desktop oriented repo for CentOS and last I checked a year or so ago, I got over 150k+ unique IPs with yum user agent downloading stuff from it.
>> It's a bit anecdotal as perhaps not all are actual desktop users and some users were using multiple IPs (dhcp), but it shows there are quite a few users out there running CentOS for desktop purposes.
> Few only? I'm a nux repo user for a long time, and heard of it from
> forums and official pages. It sounds quite obvious to me that CentOS is
> used for desktop purposes in addition to server or dev systems.
The Department of University I work for does use CentOS for workstations 
(those of professor and graduate students) and group number crunchers. 
So, indeed it is "desktop" system. Servers... Hm, we fled from CentOS to 


>> There are desktop focused distros out there who do not even reach
>> this kind of numbers. How many active users do you think Mageia or
>> Linux Mint have?
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Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247