Re: [linux-audio-user] Some various questions about system configuration..

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Date: Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 10:14 pm

On Thursday 02 February 2006 13:11, Lee Revell wrote:

It gets 'uninstalled' everytime you upgrade firefox or mozilla because
the friggin installer insists on a clean tree, so it deletes the old
one including all your plugins.

I finally said to hell with that crap and made a seperate plugins dir
adjacent the the mozilla/firefox installs, and then when each new
version is installed, do an lndir from the now clean plugins dir to the
seperate one thats still there. It sure saves a lot of memory
searching in foggy memory and the pissin & moanin that goes with it
around here.

If the mozilla/firefox folks knew just how big a pita that was, they'd
recommend doing something like I did. Or figger out a way to save your
plugins dir.

>Still, this is not good - what the heck is the point of the "Plugin

Me neither, its usless to linux users. But, amazingly firefox did
actually go get, install and rerun itself a couple of days ago for some
sort of an update. In nearly 2 years of having that automatic upgrade,
thats a first!

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Re: [linux-audio-user] Some various questions about system c..., Gene Heskett, (Thu Feb 2, 10:14 pm)
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