[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 23, Issue 11

Brodey Dover pcfxer at rogers.com
Sat Dec 13 14:55:44 PST 2008


Peter Brewster wrote:
> 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.
>  
> Peter
>  
>  
>  
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Fabrizio Parrella <mailto:fabrizio at bibivu.com>
> *To:* PC-BSD Testing list <mailto:testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
> *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
> FF3 pbi..
>
> I already noticed that some icons are not showing correctly (new tab for
> example)...
>
> I will take a look at the PBI and see if I may solve the issues...
>
> Fabry
>
> 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
> >
> >
> > 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
> >
> > or
> >
> > #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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I haven't been able to get Firefox to run under Wine since 3.0.1.


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