[Slackbuilds-users] [Bug-gnuzilla] icecat 38.8.0 crashes

Henry Jensen hjensen at gmx.de
Wed Aug 17 08:35:18 UTC 2016


On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:05:28AM -0700, Ivan Zaigralin wrote:
> Finally, I believe there is a niche opening up for a firefox-based browser 
> which is libre and meets free software distrubution guidelines like icecat, 
> but has no extra privacy features, and passes all the mozilla pearls onto the 
> users. Such minimal deblobbing could be potentially more robust: that is, new 
> releases could be churned out as quickly and reliably as linux-libre. Looking 
> at Parabola's thunderbird & seamonkey builds, I imagine something like that 
> could be done for firefox as well. Anyone can step in and claim the glory for 
> this one :) I don't have time to write a slackbuild like that and run it by 
> FSF, but if anyone did it, I think I would actually switch.

Parabola GNU/linux and ConnochaetOS have such a liberated mozilla based
Browser based an Debian's Iceweasel. Parabola's Iceweasel is based on
current Firefox, ConnochaetOS uses LTS.





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