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Old 03-28-2011, 11:42 AM
Clay Weber
 
Default Is Firefox, when installed on a KUbuntu system, different from Ub, or Mozilla FF? ; gre

On Sunday, March 27, 2011 04:16:29 AM giovanni_re wrote:
> IIRC, maybe 6 months ago, when I was using FF on KU 10.4, FF had
some
> KDE ish features. - Those were missing when I uninstalled that, &
> installed the FF direct from Mozilla. (I'd done that to get the FF
debug
> capability, which the ubuntu version of ff didn't have.)
>
>
> The only feature i can recall right now, that seemed different on the
> Moz version, is that
> Bookmarks > Bookmark All Tabs > Folder list dropdown button >
> "Left + Right mouse button click on 'maximize' window button" to do
only
> vertical window maximize,
>
> caused the folder list itself to show the full hight of the window in
> KUbuntu, showing maybe 30 lines,
>
> but in the Moz version, although the _window_ would maximize
vertically,
> the size of the folder list is only 8 lines - ie, merely a small
> fraction of the vertically maximized window - the rest of the window
is
> blank space.
>
>
>
> Anyone know if that might be true, & if so, what KDE features
appear in
> the KU version of FF, which would not show up in the
> direct-from-Mozilla, or Ubuntu, versions of FF?
>
> thanks
>
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yes, kubuntu adds the package firefox-kde-support which basically
makes firefox use kde's file picker. And also makes use of KDE's gtk
theme integration with a theme that makes it 'fit in'. You loose that or
most of it, when using a stock firefox from a tarball.
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