Re: Giving up on Iceweasel 3.0
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On 07/03/08 08:50, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> On 03 Jul 2008, David Goodenough wrote:
>> On Thursday 03 July 2008, Anthony Campbell wrote:
>>> Well, I struggled with iceweasel 3.0 from Sid for a week but have now
>>> given up. First, printing no longer worked (see earlier posts). I got it
>>> to work, sort of, by using inotifywait and printing the mozilla.ps file
>>> but it wasn't a good solution. Then I found I could no longer listent to
>>> the BBC: attempts to do so caused a crash. This makes it largely useless
>>> so far as I am concerned.
>>> So I've installed the version from Testing and propose to stay with that
>>> unless and until these bugs are fixed. I know there are said to be
>>> security issues with older versions of the browser but I shall have to
>>> hope for the best.
>>> Anthony Campbell - firstname.lastname@example.org
>>> Microsoft-free zone - Using Debian GNU/Linux
>>> http://www.acampbell.org.uk (blog, book reviews,
>>> and sceptical articles)
>> Well that is very odd. I have a sacrificial machine which I keep up to date
>> each morning - running unstable.
>> It has Iceweasel 3.0 installed, and I listen to Radios 4, 7 and the World
>> Service using it without any problems.
>> I have also just printed a page from it, and it worked perfectly.
>> So I guess the problem must be your setup, either than or I am unusually
> I just reinstalled version 3.0 and this time the BBC was working, so I
> don't know why it was crashing previously - perhaps something had gone
> wrong with the original download.
> The printing problem remains. I think it is related to the fact that I
> don't use CUPS -- see the earlier posts about this. I am only offered
> the possibility to print to file.
Have you tried installing xprint?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"Kittens give Morbo gas. In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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