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WaterFox update (Today)

Post by Pepi » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:15 am

Got another WaterFox update today. Already had an update a few days ago. I tried the update and the update said I would have to press the forward key to go to a new repository. I did this and now WaterFox will not launch? I restored to yesterday (Timeshift) and it will now run again. Anyone else seen this happen today?
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Re: WaterFox update (Today)

Post by xenopeek » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:37 am

Announcement found here: https://www.reddit.com/r/waterfox/comme ... n_new_apt/

They moved to OBS repository (openSUSE's Open Build Service) and dropped support for Ubuntu 14.04 (Linux Mint 17.x) and Debian (LMDE).
People who used old repo, should be automatically migrated to new repo with update 56.2.4.1 (it will be just repack of 56.2.4 with no changes, only added script for migration).
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Re: WaterFox update (Today)

Post by Pepi » Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:01 am

Wonder if I should try the update again? Or should I manually update the repository? Thanks!

pepi@pepi-HP-Z600-Workstation ~ $ cat /etc/upstream-release/lsb-release
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=16.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=xenial
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 16.04 LTS"

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Re: WaterFox update (Today)

Post by lamar » Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:23 pm

I also had WF to fail to start after the update on two of my computers. one of them was a fresh install today. Had to reload mint 19 cinnamon again. The other one saved by time shift restore.
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Re: WaterFox update (Today)

Post by Pepi » Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:50 am

I just pulled the repository for the old WaterFox download and forgot about it. I see that WaterFox is in the Mint repository now so soon it will update from it and hopefully won't crash again.

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