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Subject: [gopher] Re: OverbiteFF beta is READY!!
From: Brian Koontz <brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 16:52:14 -0600
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 02:10:58PM -0800, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> Argh. I mean, anyone who sends me a TEST report -- even if it's just to say,
> I tried it, it works great, gets credit. Please send me OS information also.

Great work, Cameron!  Installed without trouble (needed this link to
figure out how to install an .xpi from file:

Everything I tried out in the few minutes I had looked operational;
tried some file downloads and those worked as advertised.  I really
like the "home page" concept when you type gopher:// ... maybe this
should be the default page to be displayed when a gopher request is
returned as unresolvable.

I'll do some more thorough testing as time permits.  Here is some info
that might be useful to you or others:

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9b3) Gecko/2008020513

Running under xubuntu-7.10. Note that the default firefox-3.0 package
is an alpha version and will *not* work (as Cameron has already
stated). Easy way to get to 3.0b3 is to:

1.  Install the xubuntu firefox-3.0 package ("sudo aptitude install

2.  Follow these instructions to upgrade to FF3b3: ("Firefox 3 Beta 2 in Ubuntu
7.10").  Just download beta 3...


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