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Re: [News] Firefox 3.0 Approaches 20 Million Downloads, Integrates Well with GNU/Linux

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____/ Sinister Midget on Tuesday 24 June 2008 20:51 : \____

> On 2008-06-24, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> Firefox 3 Hits 17.3 Million Downloads
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Since launch last week in excess of 17.3 million downloads of Firefox 3
>>| have taken place.
>> `----
>> http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,147422-c,mozilla/article.html
> It's a pain in the Flatfish to get it to run on 64-bit Etch. Unless
> somebody knows a secret that I haven't been able to find.
> I had it running on 32-bit. But this machine absolutely will not boot a
> 32-bit distro. And I can't find all of the libraries in suitable
> versions that are either installable or will compile to meet
> dependencies. Some of the failures in compiles are apparently due to
> the lack of other libraries that aren't available yet.
> I'm not adverse to compiling things. I don't do as much as I used to,
> but that's mostly because it hasn't been necessary. Be that as it may,
> I can't see myself compiling a whole slew of supporting libraries that
> would all have to reside separate from the system libraries just to run
> a browser. It ain't worth it to me.
> As I said, though, if somebody knows a workaround for 64-bit Etch, I'll
> take it. I sure haven't been able to googoo one that works.
Is it not in the repos yet? Should be apt-get install away...

Iceweasel 3 also got the final touches...

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