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Alexander Sack 04-10-2008 06:55 PM

Midbrowser update 04/03- 04/09
 
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 08:42:53AM -0700, Wong, Carl wrote:
>
> * Uploaded the latest version of midbrowser based on firefox 3.0 beta5
> code to the ubuntu-mobile ppa repository.
>
> * Team continued to debug rendering issues reported by UMG. We found
> that some problems were caused by not having the gsfonts package
> installed and other problems go away if you run the browser as a regular
> user instead of root.
>

midbrowser nor firefox should ever be run as root. For instance it
might create clutter in your pkglibdir which finally can lead to some
wierd chrome and component registry bugs. is that a problem for UME?

- Alexander


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