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Add-ons == |+|
|−|Do we need/want a list of add-ons here? Is it helpful for most Arch Linux users who probably already know about them and have their own ideas about the "best" or "essential" addons? I propose deleting the list and just simply pointing to Mozilla' s list of popular add-ons which is probably more useful and at least better maintained. An exception to the general rule could be for add-ons that prove to be popular/useful at least in a Linux specific context. User Agent Switcher comes to mind because it might not make Mozilla's "popular" list but might still be popular for Linux OSes (There are some cases where using the Windows Firefox user agent string helps with poorly written sites. ) |+|
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|−|There certainly are enough "best add- ons for firefox" articles out there already. [[User:James Eder|James Eder]] 15:12, 7 June 2011 (EDT) |+|
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Removed outdated recompilation instructions to enable branding == |+|
|−|# Applied to Firefox 2.x |+|
|−|# There's a package in AUR that already accomplishes the same |+|
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|−|# Very contrived and hard to follow |+|
Lavandero| Lavandero]] 21: 23, 30 October 2010 ( EDT) |+|
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Revision as of 10:13, 24 September 2012
Regarding default file manager
The newest edit by James Eder regarding setting the default file manager in System Settings doesn't work. On my box, Dolphin is set as the default File Manager in System Settings and Firefox still opens containing folder with cervisia, at least for me.
Instead of editing the global file, which breaks during an upgrade, you can also edit your defaults.list-- which doesn't break after an upgrade. I've fixed this in my revision.
Had a world of pain trying to get the fonts to look nice in FF after upgrading from Ubuntu to Arch. Noticed that FF wanted to look for the fonts in ~/.fonts.conf, so fixed the interface fonts using something like this:
$ mv ~/.fonts.conf ~/.fonts.conf.$(date -Ins) ; ln -s /etc/fonts/fonts.conf ~/.fonts.conf
Not sure if that's ok or breaks the system for something else, but worked for me. --Dave B (talk) 10:00, 22 September 2012 (UTC)