Re: Installing Firefox 4 beta 2 in N900 - howto?

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> ----- Original message -----
> > On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 9:04 AM, Dawid Lorenz <dawid@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I'm experiencing problems installing Firefox 4 beta 2 on my device.
> >
> > It's a long-running problem. I haven't been able to install from
> > Mozilla repos in what seems like a year. I don't know if anyone is
> > able to install from their repos from App Manager. Maybe if someone
> > can we can figure out what is different about their setup.
> >
> > Only solution for me is to download the deb file and install with dpkg.
> >

That's what I'll probably do at the end but I'm feeling dirty just thinking about dpkg to install packages.

> > Just a quick search of term "N900" shows many related bugs, there are
> > probably others I didn't notice:
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=557307
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=546835
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=532895
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=565709
> > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=591605
> >
> > I really wish someone could figure it out. I don't know why Mozilla
> > can't get a repo working for one of the most high-profile N900 apps,
> > but everyone else doesn't seem to have any problems setting up working
> > repos.
> >
> > I would /love/ to be able to auto-update Fennec nightlies from app
> > manager.
>
Interesting thing is that these nightly builds updated from repo *did* work for me sometime ago (in pre-fennec 1.1 era), before I decided to get rid of fennec from my N900 altogether.

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