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Compiling Firefox with jssh Support on Ubuntu

sudo apt-get build-dep firefox sudo apt-get install mercurial libasound2-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libnotify-dev libxt-dev libiw-dev libglu1-mesa-dev hg clone http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-1.9.2/ 192src #wait 10 minutes cd mozilla-central gedit .mozconfig mk_add_options MOZ_CO_PROJECT=browser mk_add_options [email protected]@/firefox-jssh ac_add_options –enable-extensions=default,jssh ac_add_options –enable-webservices ac_add_options –enable-application=browser autoconf2.13 cd js/src autoconf2.13 cd ../.. make -f client.mk build [sudo apt-get install yasm] [possible errors] /mozilla-central/config/rules.mk:1877: *** .js component […]

Posted on March 3, 2011 at 8:13 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Package ‘adobe-flashplugin’ is Virtual when installing Flash on Firefox or Chrome – Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 64

Trying to install Flash on Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit fails with the error Package ‘adobe-flashplugin’ is Virtual I managed to install it with the following pasted into terminal. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sevenmachines/flash && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install flashplugin64-installer

Posted on June 8, 2010 at 9:36 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · 13 Comments
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Firefox 3.5 Goodness

As an update to a previous post about Firefox Memory Leak where I said that I frequently saw 1.4GB of ram used by Firefox 3.0. Well I am pleased to announce that I have not seen Firefox memory to anywhere above 512MB!! Well done Firefox Team!  This makes my machine much more bearable and allows […]

Posted on July 14, 2009 at 10:11 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Firefox 3.5 Install on Ubuntu

Go get Firefox from the official site tar -xjf firefox-3.5.tar.bz2 Rename firefox directory to firefox-3.5 mv firefox firefox-3.5 Move firefox-3.5 to /usr/lib sudo mv firefox-3.5 /usr/lib Now create a shortcut on your panel. The easiest way to make a new launcher, with the Firefox logo, is to copy the old one (or edit it) and […]

Posted on July 2, 2009 at 11:33 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Firefox Memory Leak

I have 6gb of ram on my Ubuntu machine.  I thought that I would not need anything more than 4gb but pushed it to 6gb cause I could..  Well I saw Firefox push up to 1.3GB. I realise that linux machines will cache until it runs out of Ram but this wasn’t cache.  This was […]

Posted on May 26, 2009 at 8:22 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · 3 Comments
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