Re: Opening Intellicast Causes Firefox to close
- Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 19:59:00 +0000 (UTC)
- From: davidson <davidson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Opening Intellicast Causes Firefox to close
On Tue, 7 Nov 2017, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
On 11/07/2017 01:50 PM, Will Mengarini wrote:
* Stephen P Molnar <s.molnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [17-11/07=Tu 07:20 -0500]:
I am running Firefox ESR 52.4.0 (64 bit) on my [up-to-date
Stretch platform. When] I attempt opening Intellicast,
either with Speeddial or tying the URL, Firefox crashes.
This just started happening yesterday
and there are no warnings or errors.
[snipped lots of (well-deserved) web 2.0 hate]
I appreciate the replies.
I'm probably going to have to change browsers, although I like the way the
Firefox handles Speeddial.
It is my understanding that fancy package management tools that I
don't use myself (like aptitude, synaptic, etc) can search for
packages that Provide 'www-browser', or for packages with Tag
'web::browser'. Maybe somebody familiar with such fancy tools can
chime in and explain how to do this.
Myself, I search for web browser packages like so:
$ apt-cache search web browser | grep -i 'web.*browser'
On stretch, main repo only, this returns about 60-odd results with
lots of false positives.
Out of those results, these are packaged web browsers in stretch main
that I can recall using and not hating:
uzbl (NB: see /usr/share/doc/uzbl/keybindings.html)
conkeror (haven't used this one since wheezy.)
konqueror (it's been ages since I used it.)
And here are the rest, as far as I can tell:
chromium (duh. included for completeness)
firefox-esr (OP wants something else; included for completeness)
iceweasel (duh. included for completeness)
netsurf, netsurf-fb, netsurf-gtk