SUSE / Novell :: Removing Retarded Firefox Update

Sep 8, 2010

for the past 2 month or so i've been constantly annoyed by my yast automatic updater to install a regress patch to send firefox back to 3.5.11...which i've been ignoring for a long time because to be honest i'm convinced that those suse developers have pretty much lost the plot recently , instead i've sticked to the latest stable releases of firefox that is 3.6.8 (btw today 3.6.9 has been released and i'm about to upgrade firefox to that...today)

anyways , my suspecion has been confirmed when another update poped up that said it's gonna update firefox from 3.5.11 to 3.6.8 (which is what i have now)so the question: HOW does the updater track which updates have been installed and which haven't? and how can i remove all or ignore firefox related updates ?

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SUSE / Novell :: Error On Suse 11.2 Online Update?

Oct 13, 2010

PackageKit Error repo-not-available: File '/repodata/repomd.xml' not found on medium 'http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/KDE4:/Community/openSUSE_11.2/' My 11.2 won't update and gives this error. Anyone know how to fix it?

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SUSE / Novell :: Cannot Play Media In Firefox

Mar 17, 2010

i am using Windows XP and opensuse11.0.Using wine i can open the firefox web browser (installed in windows) in Linux.It is working fine.But i am not been able to play any video from ...... It says

" Additional plug-ins are required to display .........."

I have flash player in windows and in Linux.

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Feb 20, 2010

I have Firefox 3.6 extracted on my desktop. I do not know how to install it.

I looked at my current firefox and can't find a way to update it.

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Jan 6, 2010

I've had this issue since OpenSUSE 10.5 and Firefox 2.x. Now I'm on OpenSUSE 11.2 and Firefox 3.5.6. Here's the issue: I log into various sites to get my bank statements, utility bills, etc. They are all in PDF, and they open up acrobat reader and from there I save the bill as a permanent record. The first one I open opens fine. Subsequent sessions with subsequent providers (banks, whatever) opens up a new window as if to show me the PDF, but no PDF is there. Status on the window shows "done." No error messages. I have to shut firefox down, restart, log in again, and then it downloads fine. It's getting annoying.

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SUSE / Novell :: Thin - Not Small - Font On Firefox ?

Aug 7, 2010

I just recently move from win 7 to opensuse, and still new on linux. just wondering if there is solution for thin font on firefox. I already search google for solution, the best solution so far is to lower screen resolution to 1024x768 (I prefer 1280x800).

Other tempt I tried are:
1. install freetype2, but the setting in "about:config" page on firefox aren't there. already try to create new boolean, but no effect at all.

2. install dejavu font and use it on firefox, but the font is still thin.

3. set minimum font size to 18. easier to read, but too big and messing up with website layout.

currently I'm using:
-dejavu font, minimum font size 18
-allow web to use own font (enable)

here's screenshot: [url]

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Sep 30, 2010

install the firefox 3.6 on opensuse Desktop edition. As my new application software is only supporting 3.6 or greater version of mozilla firefox. i was forced to upgrade or to reinstall my current firefox (version 2.0.0.13). kindly help me and please tell me what is the procedure to install forefox 3.6 or higher version in opensuse 10. i cannot upgrade opensuse 10 to opensuse 11 or 11.3 as my company wont allow me to make modifications in the operating system. i have the latest version of firefox downloaded. the format is tar.gz2 while i am trying to extract it. i find errors in extracting even after extracting successfully i find permission errors.

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May 10, 2009

I lost my entire Operating system and am now reinstalling. After installing SUSE 11.1 and updating it through the update icon in the status bar, I ended up with a complete update except for the update icon in the status bar now depicting a downward arrow. This equates to my not wanting to download a update/patch/whatever of a "Microsoft font file"!

However, there is no way to delete this option that I do not want. How do I get rid of the MS font update and bring the OS/system back to the Gecko symbol associated with taking care (updating) of updating my system without a thing from MS? To those who are bound to ask, I want nothing to do with MS, this should be sufficient.

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Sep 2, 2010

I have recently installed 11.3 onto a computer I just dropped a new mobo/cpu/memory into. At first everything worked great! (minus a few video streaming issues...but that is for a later date) Then, a few days ago, I let it do an update. Boy to I feel stupid now. I guess if it ain't broke..... So, now I don't have sound in the browsers or for the video players...such as xine. I do however still have sound with Amarok and system sounds when it boots up.

I have deleted the sound device in Yast and let it re-install several times. I tried different setting there as well. Checked and rechecked then checked again the mixer settings. Made sure my group settings included audio...just in case. Now Amarok and the online video play at warp speed, and only Amarok gives me sound....garbled...but sound. The system keeps telling me when I reboot that "one or more sound devices were removed" and wants to know if I want it to ignore them from now on. I've answered yes and no several times.I've also tried updated the alsa drivers in the software management of Yast. Can someone please help me before my wife gets mad at me for converting this computer to Linux?

Here is some information.

Password:

The "Warp Speed" for the video and audio was resolved after removing and then re-installing the audio driver and a quick reboot. But for some reason I had to reboot yet again to get the internet connection working again. This has happened to me a couple of times now. Also, when I try to adjust the Pulseaudio config under "other"in the audio config of Yast,it says it is not installed. When I try to install, it has a conflict with another program.

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SUSE :: Get Novell's Url Out Of Firefox " Home " Icon?

Feb 13, 2009

I have set firefox to a blank page at start-up but I can not get novell's url out of the home icon. Is there a way to remove novell's url from the firefox home icon?

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Jul 20, 2010

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ubuntu/home on /dev/sda7
ubuntu/usr/local on /dev/sda8

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SUSE / Novell :: Multimedia CD-Rom Made For Windows 95/98/98 SE And 2000 Are Usable With Suse?

Nov 18, 2010

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Jul 5, 2009

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mount -t //192.168.x.x/files/ /nET/ -o username=linux,password=xxxxxx
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Nov 4, 2010

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I find the partitioner somewhat hard to use and the answer may be staring me in the face but I can't see it.

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I also tried

cd /usr/lib
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Oct 25, 2010

I have been searching for 2 days and cannot find an answer. Apparently Sax2 isn't available in 11.3. It looks as if many are having the same difficulty. I've tried xrandr and tried to edit /etc/X11/Xorg.conf with no success.Copying a working xorg conf file might be a fix, I don't know.

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Oct 4, 2010

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Nov 19, 2010

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Feb 18, 2010

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Jan 9, 2009

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May 17, 2010

I am trying to connect to my network. I am dual-booting with windows 7 ultimate and that connects just fine. When I plug in my ethernet cable to the LAN adapter of the motherboard nothing happens. In the network manager it doesn't even acknowledge something has been connected (ie no eth0 or anything). I'm guessing that I don'tave a driver for it installed under linux. The adapter is the Marvell Yukon 8059 (88E8059 I think)

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Apr 21, 2010

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Aug 20, 2009

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I had been trying to get alsa to start in the "runlevel" section yesterday, could I have messed something up in there causing this?

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