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Updated to Firefox-1.0 Preview Edition

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY firefox-download-http "http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/0.10/firefox-&firefox-version;-source.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY firefox-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/0.10/firefox-&firefox-version;-source.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY firefox-size "32.4 MB">
10 <!ENTITY firefox-buildsize "575 MB">
11 <!ENTITY firefox-time "11.05 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="firefox" xreflabel="Firefox-&firefox-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="firefox.html" ?>
20<title>Firefox-&firefox-version;</title>
21
22<sect2>
23<title>Introduction to <application>Firefox</application></title>
24
25<para><application>Firefox</application> is a stand-alone browser
26based on the <application>Mozilla</application> codebase.</para>
27
28<sect3><title>Package information</title>
29<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
30<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
31url="&firefox-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
32<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
33url="&firefox-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
34<listitem><para>Download size: &firefox-size;</para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
36&firefox-buildsize;</para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
38&firefox-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
39</sect3>
40
41<sect3><title>Additional downloads</title>
42<itemizedlist spacing="compact">
43<listitem><para>Required Patch: <ulink
44url="&patch-root;/firefox-&firefox-version;-ft218-1.patch"/></para></listitem>
45</itemizedlist></sect3>
46
47<sect3><title><application>Firefox</application> dependencies</title>
48<sect4><title>Required</title>
49<para>
50<xref linkend="GTK2"/>,
51<xref linkend="libIDL"/> and
52<xref linkend="zip"/>
53</para></sect4>
54<sect4><title>Optional</title>
55<para>
56<xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
57<xref linkend="unzip"/>,
58<xref linkend="gnome-vfs"/>,
59<xref linkend="mitkrb"/> or <xref linkend="heimdal"/>,
60<ulink url="http://xprint.mozdev.org/">Xprint</ulink>,
61<ulink url="http://perens.com/FreeSoftware/">Electric Fence</ulink>,
62<ulink url="http://cairographics.org/">Cairo</ulink> and
63<ulink url="http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/">doxygen</ulink>
64</para></sect4>
65</sect3>
66
67</sect2>
68
69<sect2>
70<title>Installation of <application>Firefox</application></title>
71
72<para>The configuration of <application>Firefox</application> is very similar
73to <xref linkend="mozilla"/> and hence the options are not discussed. Refer to
74the <xref linkend="mozilla"/> instructions for explanations and additional
75configuration information.</para>
76
77<para>Compile and install <application>Firefox</application> by
78running the following commands:</para>
79
80<screen><userinput><command>export MOZILLA_OFFICIAL="1" &amp;&amp;
81export BUILD_OFFICIAL="1" &amp;&amp;
82export MOZ_PHOENIX="1" &amp;&amp;
83patch -Np1 -i ../firefox-&firefox-version;-ft218-1.patch &amp;&amp;
84./configure --prefix=/opt/firefox-&firefox-version; \
85 --with-system-zlib \
86 --with-system-png \
87 --enable-default-toolkit=gtk2 \
88 --disable-mailnews \
89 --disable-ldap \
90 --enable-xft \
91 --enable-crypto \
92 --enable-xinerama \
93 --enable-single-profile \
94 --disable-composer \
95 --enable-extensions=all \
96 --disable-installer \
97 --disable-tests \
98 --disable-debug \
99 --enable-optimize \
100 --disable-logging \
101 --enable-reorder \
102 --enable-strip \
103 --disable-pedantic \
104 --enable-cpp-rtti \
105 --disable-profilesharing &amp;&amp;
106make &amp;&amp;
107make install &amp;&amp;
108install -d /opt/firefox-&firefox-version;/include/firefox-0.10/nss &amp;&amp;
109cp -Lf dist/private/nss/*.h dist/public/nss/*.h \
110 /opt/firefox-&firefox-version;/include/firefox-0.10/nss &amp;&amp;
111chown -R root:root /opt/firefox-&firefox-version;/include/firefox-0.10/nss &amp;&amp;
112ln -sf /opt/firefox-&firefox-version;/bin/firefox /usr/bin/MozillaFirefox</command></userinput></screen>
113
114<para>You might want to add the <option>--with-system-jpeg</option>
115switch to the <command>configure</command> script if you have
116<application>libjpeg</application> installed.</para>
117
118<para>To enable multi-user operation, execute the following:</para>
119
120<screen><userinput><command>cd /opt/firefox-&firefox-version;/lib/firefox-0.10 &amp;&amp;
121export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="$PWD" &amp;&amp;
122export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME="$PWD" &amp;&amp;
123./regxpcom &amp;&amp;
124./regchrome &amp;&amp;
125touch `find . -name *.rdf`</command></userinput></screen>
126
127<note><para>You should run
128<command>/opt/firefox-&firefox-version;/bin/firefox</command>
129once as the root user (or any user with write privileges) to
130create some necessary additional files in the
131<filename class='directory'>/opt/firefox-&firefox-version;</filename>
132hierarchy.</para></note>
133
134</sect2>
135
136<sect2>
137<title>Contents</title>
138
139<para>The <application>Firefox</application> package contains
140<command>firefox</command> and numerous browser components, plugins and
141extensions.</para>
142
143</sect2>
144
145<sect2><title>Description</title>
146
147<sect3><title>firefox</title>
148<para><command>firefox</command> is the Preview Edition of the
149next-generation browser from Mozilla.</para></sect3>
150
151</sect2>
152
153</sect1>
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