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Re: Instability in Iceweasel

On Sat, Mar 06, 2010 at 09:38:49AM +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Mar 2010, Stephen Powell wrote:
> >
> >On Fri, 5 Mar 2010 12:17:30 -0500 (EST), Celejar wrote:
> >>
> >>Probably this:
> >>
> >>http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=571237
> >>http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=571248
> >>
> >>The solution, if that's your problem, is to downgrade libcairo2, as
> >>mentioned there.
> >
> >(Sigh.)  I really wish they would break one browser at a time.
> >I used to use Epiphany all the time.  But a few months ago, they did
> >something to it that broke it's ability to download files.  So I
> >switched to iceweasel until Epiphany got fixed.  That was months ago.
> >And Epiphany *still* isn't fixed.  Not in Squeeze anyway.
> >And now they've broken iceweasel too.  I'm running out of working
> >browsers!
> >
> >
> >
> You could always try Internet Destroyer. I understand that it (or,
> IE6, anyway) runs in wine.
> I previously posted a message about iceweasel destroying my Debian
> installation (this message is sent using alpine, running on a
> different Debian installation, to which I now have to telnet, using
> Ubuntu, as the Debian installation on this computer, is broken), but
> it apparently "fell on deaf ears", apparently showing iceweasel
> running on Debian, and, Debian 5, to be lost causes.

That last time IE4Linux failed on me is way past the last date that it looks
like anything was done on the project.  However, I am not running stable and
I have opened IE4Linux all of 3 or 4 times.


Kind Regards,


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