Re: Iceape Problems - Is there hope for Squeeze?
On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 10:34:23 -0500
Chris <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 10:23:59 -0400
> "Thomas H. George" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Checking I found iceape-suite in Stable and Sid but no longer in
> > Squeeze.
> > When I upgraded to Squeeze iceape came along but it is a mess. On
> > startup it says a security component is missing and cannot retrieve
> > emails from some sites. In accessing web pages it cannot display
> > pdf files and some video formats although if the files can be
> > downloaded the installed apps - xpdf for example - can display
> > these files.
> > I found that icedove can download the emails and iceweasel can play
> > an flv movie.
> > Should I abandon the iceape suite in favor of these individual apps?
> > Tom
> Tom -
> I'm not going to suggest what to do, only what I have done as an
> I myself abandoned the Debian-stamp of Firefox (Ice-whatever) in favor
> of a direct replacement from Mozilla.
> I run a pure Mozilla T-Bird, Firefox, and Sunbird. For me, it's the
> easiest way to keep Moz current and I don't have to bother with the
> anomalies of IceW from Lenny (I don't know it it carried over to
> If interested; simply grab your cup of tea from Mozilla, extract it,
> move the Mozilla parent dir (firefox for example) to /opt.
> Again, this is my preference and a presented alternative.
> Good luck mate.
Follow-up: (Addition instructions and *some* grammar corrections)
Of course, I have created a launcher pointing to /opt/firefox/firfox
You probably already knew that :)
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