[orca-list] Important RE Firefox 3 at the Speakup Modified
- From: Janina Sajka <janina rednote net>
- To: blinux-list-bounces redhat com, Orca screen reader developers <orca-list gnome org>
- Cc: g-a-devel <gnome-accessibility-devel gnome org>, WAI XTech <wai-xtech w3 org>
- Subject: [orca-list] Important RE Firefox 3 at the Speakup Modified
- Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 13:09:12 -0500
This email contains important information regarding upgrading Firefox 3
for Fedora users.
The Speakup Modified continues to make recent builds of Firefox 3 Beta
available. However, a recent change in how these files are named has
broken the automated upgrading procedure. There is a simple workaround
which we explain below. You will need perform this procedure only once.
But, you will need to perform this procedure in order to upgrade your
Firefox 3 to the latest release from the Speakup Modified Fedora.
If you do not have Firefox 3 installed, you can ignore this post.
Here's how to upgrade:
1.) Become root on your system and issue the command:
rpm -e --nodeps firefox*
2.) Now, still as root, issue the command:
yum install firefox.i386
This will install our most current build of Firefox 3 Beta, based on the
nightly release from November 27. Thereafter, future releases will be
picked up in the customary fashion with yum.
Please note that we no longer build Firefox 3 for Fedora 7. Users of F-7
can, however, use our F-8 Firefox rpms.
Janina Sajka, Phone: +1.202.595.7777; sip:janina a11y org
Partner, Capital Accessibility LLC http://CapitalAccessibility.Com
Marketing the Owasys 22C talking screenless cell phone in the U.S. and Canada
Learn more at http://ScreenlessPhone.Com
Chair, Open Accessibility janina a11y org
Linux Foundation http://a11y.org
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