[K12OSN] Updating software from development repository - Good idea or not?

Huck dhuckaby at paasda.org
Mon Mar 12 23:05:23 UTC 2007

the flash plugin didn't work for me on 2.0 firefox. fwiw
I had to regress.


Krsnendu dasa wrote:
> I am using K12LTSP 6.0 on a x86 32bit system.
> There was a bug in evince 0.6 that meant landscape pdfs wouldn't print 
> properly.
> I enabled development repository and "yum installed" the latest
> version 0.7x and the problem has been fixed. (There were no
> dependencies to download.)
> Now I am thinking to upgrade Firefox to 2.0.x using the same method.
> Is this a good idea or not? Will it break the flash plugin for
> example?
> Are there any advantages or disadvantages to version 2.0?
> The main reason I thought of upgrading is because all the other
> systems I use have version 2 and the close tab button is in a
> different place which is a bit annoying. I also heard it might handle
> memory usage better.
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