[sclug] Installing Firefox on Kubuntu

Tom Chance tom at acrewoods.net
Wed Apr 19 09:27:34 UTC 2006


On Wednesday 19 April 2006 01:32, Tim Sutton wrote:
> For firefox 1.5 you need to upgrade to Dapper which is still not yet
> final release yet. Ive been running it for the last 2 months or so and
> its pretty stable for me. Your mileage may vary.

Yikes, not for the faint hearted IMO. Dapper is far from stable, and contains 
some fairly nasty bugs at the moment, e.g. these two that affect me:

Also, upgrading a breezy installation to dapper, rather than doing a fresh 
install, has been known to give people a lot of problems.

If you really need a newer version of Firefox just download the generic binary 
from the Firefox web site and install that. Much easier & safer!

> On 4/19/06, Stuart Major <stuartmajor at phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> > How can I get a Firefox menu button and a more recent version on Kubuntu?

For the menu button, right click on the kmenu and bring up the menu editor. 
Select the internet category then click on the 'new item' button and go from 


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