basanta.shrestha at olenepal.org
Thu May 30 04:26:53 EDT 2013
We need firefox to be installed at build time cause we are targeting the
build for deployment. Or we can have your mentioned install script if
things don't work out.
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net>wrote:
> I have found it unproductive to try to install Firefox by rebuilding.
> It is far easier to update the XO with a bash script from a usb drive.
> This also avoids the problem with using a signed release (the basic build
> is signed).
> I am currently using Firefox 20 on build 12.1.0. The install script is:
> #install firefox
> echo 'install firefox'
> rm -rf /home/olpc/.mozilla
> sudo rm -rf /opt/firefox*
> sudo rm -rf /usr/bin/firefox
> sudo cp firefox*.tar.bz2 /opt
> cd /opt
> sudo tar -xvjpf firefox*.tar.bz2
> cd /usr/bin
> sudo ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox firefox
> sudo rm -rf /opt/firefox*.tar.bz2
> sudo poweroff
> This script also installs some Sugar activities. The final poweroff
> command shows the script is finished and also forces reboot of the XO.
> Note: the * after Firefox keeps the script valid when the Firefox release
> level changes. Naturally, the downloaded tarball is installed on the USB
> On 05/30/2013 08:50 AM, devel-request at lists.laptop.org wrote:
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 06:50:19 +0100
>> From: Peter Robinson<pbrobinson at gmail.com>
>> To: Basanta Shrestha<basanta.shrestha@**olenepal.org<basanta.shrestha at olenepal.org>
>> Cc: OLPC Devel<devel at lists.laptop.org>, Sugar Devel
>> <sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.**org<sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org>
>> Subject: Re: Install Firefox
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>> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 6:18 AM, Basanta Shrestha
>> <basanta.shrestha at olenepal.org**> wrote:
>>> >Please check my repo list at this configuration file.
>>> >and xulrunner and firefox version
>> Firefox and xulrunner 17 are the late known good (and matching) builds
>> for Fedora 17, you need the major versions to be matching (so
>> 12/13/17) but if you were pulling in all the latest stable updates
>> into the build you would have matching ones AFAICT from koji so
>> there's some other issue.
>> I'm not sure what the following lines translate to but you should
>> never use the koji repositories as repos as they contain all sorts of
>> randomly tagged bits that the release repos don't.
>> >Thank you.
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