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Re: Giving up on Iceweasel 3.0

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.
>> s/iceweasel/firefox
>> 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.
> Hugo

I tried Firefox 3 with the same result. I have submitted a bug report
but, as you say, it probably won't be fixed.


Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
Microsoft-free zone - Using Debian GNU/Linux
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