[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 23, Issue 11
peter.brewster at comcast.net
Sat Dec 13 18:23:15 PST 2008
Before you beat on the PBI too hard - FWIW on FF3. I run FF 3.0.4 using WinXP and notice that some/much/most of the time it fails to create a new tab on the keyboard ctrl-T command. Sometimes OK. Other tab operations are a little screwed up but I've learned to hang loose and it hasn't been my purpose to quantify or fix. This showed up a couple of revs ago.
Also, the most recent FF3 under Ubuntu just plain dies, most often associated with moving the position indicator when watching a video clip. On a restart FF3 offers a return to interupted session which always seems to work - except the video position may be other than where you were or were heading to.
On PC-BSD I've taken to using FF3 under Vine - cause it worked much smoother and at the time was ahead on rev level. But I am up to current PBI but don't even have a printer available to the system.
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From: Fabrizio Parrella
To: PC-BSD Testing list
Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 23, Issue 11
if that is the case, it means that something else needs to be done with
I already noticed that some icons are not showing correctly (new tab for
I will take a look at the PBI and see if I may solve the issues...
Ian Robinson wrote:
> Fabry said:
> >I have 3 computers already updated and they love FF3.. faster and better
> >memory management at least under PC-BSD... under windows is a pain..
> >but printing works...
> >gues FF3 is not ready for production yet
> >thanks for the info
> Fabry --
> Kris is right about FF3 not playing nice with CUPS. I had the same
> problem with the printer crashing. But -- there is an easy solution
> available so you can keep using FF3. The solution is to delete the
> FF3 pbi (saving your configuration information) and install FF3 from
> ports like this:
> # cd /usr/ports/www/firefox3 && make install clean
> #cd /usr/ports/www/firex3
> #make install clean
> It will install FF3 to /usr/local/bin/firefox3 and it if you "search"
> for Firefox from the menu it will show up in the menu tree. If you
> previously had an FF3 icon in Favorites or on the Desktop, it will
> have a question mark "?" in it. Delete them. Printing will occur
> without a hitch.
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio
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