Does firefox upgrades need some pre/post install love to close and restart firefox during upgrades

A. Mani a.mani.cms at
Mon Nov 16 21:18:58 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 1:31 AM, Bill McGonigle <bill at> wrote:
> On 11/15/2009 02:24 PM, Adam Pribyl wrote:
>> Because this will trigger the firefox saving mechanism and would not
>> cause a data loss.
> Session Restore does work well for me, but it does not derive data
> exclusively from the DOM cache - it will reload some data from sites,
> losing state in some cases, causing side effects in others.  It would be
> lovely if it were all cached and deterministic, but we can't know what
> kind of bad things will happen if we automatically restart.
> Ubuntu's solution looks right for now. is for very old versions  is still not up to the mark

karmic in particular uses a separate package for firefox support.

Notifications are done with

Session-restore is usually ok, but automatic restart is not being user-friendly


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