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Re: Giving up on Iceweasel 3.0

Anthony Campbell wrote:
On 03 Jul 2008, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
Ron Johnson wrote:
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On 07/03/08 09:12, Anthony Campbell wrote:
On 03 Jul 2008, Ron Johnson wrote:
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?

Yes, I have xprint. The problem is that the option to choose lpr has
been removed from iceweasel. I really don't want to move to CUPS just
for this. I regard this as a retrograde step on the part of the the
Iceweasel developers, resulting in loss of choice.

But I do see your point.  File a bug at Mozilla.com.  I'm sure
they'll mark it Wont-fix, though...

Does this work correctly in FF3? I have that but also CUPS so I can't test it.


Isn't that the same as Iceweasel?

I find that Opera does print correctly so I may change to that.

Using FF3 I find differences with iceweasel. I would try it.
I found that iceweasel hangs (doesn't crash) using your BBC page with the free realplayer. I am going to try that with FF3.


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