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Firefox ESR anyone ?

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CrackMeUp
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Re: Firefox ESR anyone ?

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Post by CrackMeUp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:06 am

I prefer Firefox ESR for the fact that it's hassle-free regarding interoperability with Thunderbird ... none of the "default-browser" horse manure that plagues the default MX FF for a lot of folks ... a little hint to Devs regarding the aforementioned problem ... create a defaults.list in /usr/share/applications/ in your next distro version and you'll probably find that a lot of mimetypes issues will be solved ...Why? ... Because there isn't one in this location, not just in MX, but Debian-vanilla as well! Other Debian-based distros do have this file, and, as you must know, the contents are mirrored in users' home folder mimeapps.list entries (both of them)... problem solved ... wake-up call ... created one myself on my MX installations and the default MX FF/TB works OTB ... geez folks!

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Re: Firefox ESR anyone ?

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Post by Pierre » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:42 am

yeah - do use the FF ESR on certain PCs,
even though it's not as easy to install an *.deb file would be.
- do have the Install / Upgrade done pat, though.
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] - when your problem is solved!
and DO LOOK at those Unanswered Topics - - you may be able to answer some!.

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Re: Firefox ESR anyone ?

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Post by LU344928 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:52 pm

1john8989 wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:49 pm

Brave is based on chrome, like opera, and I don't support chrome.
Actually it's based on Chromium, not quite the same. What I like about Brave is it comes with ad blockers already installed, though I'm not sure which ones.
I loved opera back in the day.
You might like to check out Otter:

'Otter Browser aims to recreate the best aspects of the classic Opera (12.x) UI using Qt5.'
https://otter-browser.org/
Haven't tried waterfox, but maybe now is the time...
I use that and prefer it over Pale Moon.

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