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reverting to Firefox 28

Postby baomike on Sat May 03, 2014 1:50 pm

Is there a easy/simple way?
I can reload 201403 but it's a bother.

Yes I know be careful with update, but I didn't think they would trash it.
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Re: reverting to Firefox 28

Postby clfarron4 on Sat May 03, 2014 2:36 pm

Look in /var/cache/apt/[somefolder] and you should be able to find the debian file for FireFox 28. Install that.

Then you'll need to blacklist firefox in apt so it doesn't update.

Note: Never used LMDE, so I'm not sure of the exact details, but that's pretty much how you do it.
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Re: reverting to Firefox 28

Postby ajgreeny on Sat May 03, 2014 4:37 pm

Just use the Classic-Theme-Restorer add-on for FF29 and you can just about get ti to look exactly like FF28.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... erestorer/
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Re: reverting to Firefox 28

Postby crborga on Sat May 03, 2014 7:13 pm

Could also use the ESR version

viewtopic.php?f=199&t=165602#p852621
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Re: reverting to Firefox 28

Postby woodsman on Sat May 03, 2014 10:40 pm

Just use the Classic-Theme-Restorer add-on for FF29 and you can just about get ti to look exactly like FF28.

I confirm. I needed about 30 minutes of fiddling, but eventually I got FF to look the same as before 29.
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Re: reverting to Firefox 28

Postby baomike on Sat May 03, 2014 11:38 pm

Got FF28 back quite nicely.
Took me a while to figure out (satisfy myself) about the lockdown procedure (blacklist) but it seems all OK.
I learned something about debian files and dpkg so it was not a total waste of time.
Since my data and operating system are on separate drives a reinstall would have worked, but
I didn't want to do all the little adjustment I like to do.

Tnx for the help.
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