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Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:27 am

Please send the repository for upgrading firefox to latest stable version.

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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby Husse on Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:19 pm

2.0.0.12 is the latest and that's what's in an updated Daryna
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:36 pm

Yes, I had upgraded to this version but have been having problems with stability of Firefox and reinstalled via the package manager.

Mint Version 2.0.0.6 is now installed. How do I reset the dbase to allow update to latest version?
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby MagnusB on Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:34 pm

Run mintUpdate. Are you using Daryna or an older version?
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:02 pm

Tried that but no result. PAckage manager lists firefox ver 2.0.0.6. It is not updated.

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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby MagnusB on Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:49 pm

Code: Select all
sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install firefox

That should update the repos and to the newest version available of Firefox.
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:22 pm

Hi MagnusB

No luck, result

richard@acerlptp:~$ sudo aptitude update
Ign http://www.linuxmint.com daryna/ Release.gpg
Ign http://www.linuxmint.com daryna/ Translation-en_US
Get:1 http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy Release.gpg [189B]
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security Release.gpg [191B]
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/restricted Translation-en_US
Get:3 http://archive.canonical.com gutsy Release.gpg [191B]
Ign http://archive.canonical.com gutsy/partner Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy/free Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy/non-free Translation-en_US
Get:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy Release.gpg [191B]
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://www.linuxmint.com daryna/ Release
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security Release
Hit http://archive.canonical.com gutsy Release
Hit http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy Release
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/multiverse Translation-en_US
Get:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates Release.gpg [191B]
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://www.linuxmint.com daryna/ Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/main Packages
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy Release
Hit http://www.linuxmint.com daryna/ Packages
Hit http://archive.canonical.com gutsy/partner Packages
Ign http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy/free Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates Release
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/restricted Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/universe Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/multiverse Packages
Ign http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy/non-free Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe Packages
Hit http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy/free Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/multiverse Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/universe Packages
Hit http://packages.medibuntu.org gutsy/non-free Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/multiverse Packages
Fetched 193B in 0s (314B/s)
Reading package lists... Done
richard@acerlptp:~$ sudo aptitude install firefox
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
No packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed.
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
Writing extended state information... Done
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Building tag database... Done
richard@acerlptp:~$

By the way, L like the Dean Martin quote, I can vouch for its validity.

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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby MagnusB on Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:29 pm

That is why I always drink lying down..
What version does it show in Synaptic then?
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:45 pm

synaptic 0.6 ubuntu5.

I find it best to lie down when I can drink no more.
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby Husse on Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:06 pm

Which version of Mint do you have?
Maybe Mint 2.0.0.12 is not there for all versions of Mint
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby rustyman99 on Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:27 pm

You could just download it from here and install it..
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:43 am

I'm running the Daryna version. I could download the latest version from Mozilla. Good suggestion but there are a number of issues:

There used to be a link to the Mint firefox 2.0.0.12 on the forum which I can no longer find.

I cannot remember whether the updater did this automatically, I think that it did. In which case, having decided to reinstall firefox (in oder to see if that would stop it freezing - pdf downloads, some java scripts) why does synaptic reinstall the old version?

Running Apt-get or dpkg from CLI returns info that the latest package is installed. However opening the Linux Mint repository shows that the latest version 2.0.0.12 of Firefox is clearly present.

Having stumbled across news from Clem about financial gains from the Mint version of firefox I'm happy to give it a go.

And incidentally, Firefox 3 beta is significantly faster than 2 so am looking forward to its release The light client approach to computing is useful but there is a risk of the browser becoming the bottleneck in the system.

Anyway fellas it's been a learning experience, I've installed the latest version from the Mint repo.

Note that in so doing I had to tidy up the menu launcher - had my beta 4 firefox 3 open during removal of 2.0.0.6 and install of 2.0.0.12, result the menu was pulling up the beta 4 (surprising as it's not at all integrated into the system) - found that adding new menu item puts the launcher window behind the menu window...

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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby FastZ on Sun Mar 23, 2008 8:48 am

Did you get this fixed?

In your post where you showed your sudo aptitude update output, are those sources with "ign" in front of them ones that are ignored?

Post a copy of your /etc/apt/sources.list file if you would please.
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby Fred on Sun Mar 23, 2008 11:45 am

Oliverjames,

You must find the repository that Firefox 2.0.0.6 is in and disable it. Sorry, I don't have time to look it up right now for you.

Then refresh your package list and you should be able to install 2.0.0.12.

Remember, 2.0.0.6 is a larger number than 2.0.0.12 and the package manager always defaults the the larger version number.

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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Sun Mar 23, 2008 12:43 pm

FastZ wrote:Did you get this fixed?

In your post where you showed your sudo aptitude update output, are those sources with "ign" in front of them ones that are ignored?

Post a copy of your /etc/apt/sources.list file if you would please.


Hi FastZ,

I fixed it by downloading the file from the Daryna directory and then installing that.
I'm not sure about the ign meaning but possibly ignore

Here is a copy of the sources list file

## -------------------
## UBUNTU REPOSITORIES
## -------------------

## +++ Feisty (Ubuntu 7.10) +++
deb http://www.linuxmint.com/repository/ daryna/
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-updates main restricted universe mul
tiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-security main restricted universe m
ultiverse

## +++ Backports & Proposed (Ubuntu Unstable) +++
# deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-backports main restricted universe
multiverse
# deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-proposed main restricted universe
multiverse

## +++ Source Repositories +++
# deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy main restricted universe multi
verse
# deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-updates main restricted univer
se multiverse
# deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-security main restricted univ
erse multiverse
# deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-backports main restricted univ
erse multiverse

## -----------------------
## LINUX MINT REPOSITORIES
## -----------------------

## +++ Celena (Linux Mint 4.0) +++

## +++ Romeo (Linux Mint Unstable) +++
## deb http://www.linuxmint.com/repository romeo/

## ------------------
## OTHER REPOSITORIES
## ------------------

## +++ Canonical (RealPlayer10, Opera, DesktopSecure etc...) +++
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ gutsy partner

## +++ Medibuntu (Codecs and extra applications) +++
deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ gutsy free non-free
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby oliverjames on Sun Mar 23, 2008 12:46 pm

Fred wrote:Oliverjames,

You must find the repository that Firefox 2.0.0.6 is in and disable it. Sorry, I don't have time to look it up right now for you.

Then refresh your package list and you should be able to install 2.0.0.12.

Remember, 2.0.0.6 is a larger number than 2.0.0.12 and the package manager always defaults the the larger version number.

Fred


Thanks Fred, I'll know how to deal with this in the future. As you see from more posting I found a workaround and now have version 2.0.0.12
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Re: Firefox latest upgrade

Postby Rob Brill on Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:10 am

Hi,

Firefox version 2.0.0.13 has been released

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/?from=getfirefox


This firefox version 2.0.0.12, sometimes has been crashing now and them > force quit (used)

Sometimes firefox closes suddenly but with a minimal frequency

I've read Mint Linux v. 5.0 will bring us firefox version 3

So, let's wait for a firefox new update for Mint Linux v. 4.0 Daryna (Gnome - Kde)

I use Mint Google as much i can and i appreciate that

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