This is a discussion on Re: Reporting problems with Firefox (?) - FreeBSD ; Hey voice from my nana* past! Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: > So what should I do? Download a new /usr/ports tree and then go into > www/firefox and do a build? Yes, that'll get you into the 2.x releases ... ...
Hey voice from my nana* past!
Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> So what should I do? Download a new /usr/ports tree and then go into
> www/firefox and do a build?
Yes, that'll get you into the 2.x releases ... but....
>>> OK, so let's say that I want to try the linux-firefox version. I must
>>> ask this: Do I first need to replace all of the X11 related stuff, i.e.
>>> "upgrade" from X.org 6.9.0 to X.org 7.2 first?
>> You definitely should upgrade all your ports before reporting problems.
> Yeabut is X11 considered part of "ports"?
Absolutely it is. I think what I'd do if I were in your shoes is do the
7.2 xorg upgrade and then portupgrade -aR to get everything else in
place including the new firefox. nb., a -aR on my 2.8ghz w/ consumer
SATA drives takes 36 hours including openoffice, about 28 hours without
Firefox 2.0 feels snappier but I've never benchmarked it, worth trying
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