[Gllug] rockmelt browser

Richard W.M. Jones rich at annexia.org
Fri Jan 7 21:55:36 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 12:28:28AM +0000, Tethys wrote:
> Off the top of my head:
> - Weak support for multiple instances of the same browser. If I want to
>   have two copies open, I have to have two separate profiles, which misses
>   the point entirely. I don't want that. I want two instances of the same
>   profile, which share bookmarks, etc.
> - Network transparency doesn't work most of the time. And when it does,
>   it breaks if you already have a Firefox instance open on your X server.
>   It opens another window from that instance, rather than starting up a
>   new instance on the remote machine, displaying locally.
> - Plugins are in ~/.mozilla/plugins. Which doesn't allow for NFS mounted
>   home directories. I have a mix of 32-bit and 64-bit machines. Which
>   plugin should I install in that directory so that it works on all my
>   machines? Oh that's right, I can't.
> - My machines have a range of Firefox versions installed. But because
>   $HOME is NFS mounted, I can't easily swap between machines. Firefox gets
>   its knickers in a twist if you try and run an older version of Firefox
>   than some other version that you've previously run.

+100 to these.


Richard Jones
Red Hat
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