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Re: [SLE] FireFox broken, is SuSE Pro becoming a test bed like Fedora?
  • From: Kevanf1 <kevanf1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 19:28:34 +0100
  • Message-id: <7bca46c505042711281f431c1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 4/27/05, Michael W Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:59:19 -0700, you wrote:
>
> >I've been watching the happenings on the message boards recently with
> >regards to SuSE 9.3. It seems like it's more bleeding edge and unstable
> >than usual.
>
> Then you haven't been paying attention. It's 'bleeding edge and
> unstable' if you choose to disregard common sense. I've got it on 2
> systems so far, including a production email server. One relatively
> minor problem, to which the solution was already posted here. The
> performance improvement over 9.1 and 9.2 is fantastic! I'm actually
> looking forward to upgrading my file server. 8-)>
>
> Of course, I've never tried to 'update' a system - I follow the
> conventional wisdom (based on my own experiences) of doing a clean
> install of ANY operating system upgrade, whether it's windows, OS/2,
> linux, or DOS.
>
>
> > And now I get a Firefox YOU update where my bookmarks and
> >profile are broken. I can still get to my bookmarks, but I have to
> >select "Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks" then my bookmarks appear after
> >having disappeared. They disappear next time I start Firefox back up. On
> >top of that it doesn't properly recognize my profile, i.e. Firefox looks
> >different than it should. Different X to close down tabs, etc.
>
> You should probably be asking this question of the mozilla/firefox
> team, since the exact same thing happened to me when I upgraded
> (manually) from 1.0.2 to 1.0.3 on a SuSE 9.2 system, and a bit of
> investigation showed that it was because of a bug in 1.0.2 that 1.0.3
> corrected...
>
> >What is going on with Novell quality control? I'm a little concerned. In
> >the short term I want Firefox to work again. In the long term I want to
> >know that YOU isn't going to thrash my desktop for daily use. I can get
> >that with Fedora if I want.
>
> As far as I can see, if you pay attention to what's going on you
> should be fine. If you want to be oblivious, I suggest windows.
>
> Mike-
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Sorry Mike but I think his problems started with a YOU update not an
upgrade. YOU updates should really be stable.

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Kevan Farmer

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