En/La firstname.lastname@example.org ha escrit, a 17/08/05 08:01: > I'm a happy user of Testing, but I'm a bit concerned about getting > updates to Firefox in a timely manner. The current version in Testing > is 1.0.4-2, which has recently-announced vulnerabilities in it. The > vulns (I don't like typing that word :) have been fixed in the version > in Sarge, 1.0.4-2sarge1. They've been fixed in Unstable as well, in > 1.0.6-2. <snip> Another way to go is to not wait for debian packages. I go directly to the firefox, thunderbird, openoffice, etc. and download the latest releases. I'm running Firefox 1.0.6 on testing (2.6.8-2) with zero problems. Same for TB 1.0.6 and OO 1.9.122. I can't recall every having a problem with firefox running this way. Download the tarball from the FF site, extract the files to a folder (usually called firefox-installer) and then copy the folder to its permanent home (I stick it in /opt). Rename the previous folder (if you have one) firefox.old, then rename firefox-installer, firefox and that's all there is to it. Jonathan -- Please don't cc: your posting to my personal address. Thank you.
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