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> Distribution Without A Working Browser - Switch From Eabi To Oabi?, Broke-package seg-faults and fs-checks - Solved! -
maemorandum
post Apr 23 2008, 07:10 AM
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From sharprom --->> cacko --->> openzaurus --->> pdaXii13 --->> r198 --->> debian eabi --->> to titchy oabi?

There is no real browser in eabi.
Dillo seems to be too weak - no frames - no java.
Firefox is loading 6 minutes and segfaults - always.
Iceweasel needs two minutes to start and crashes when flash-applications appear.
Icehamster is faster, nice but crashes because of the same reason like iceweasel too.
Konqueror with the flashplugin might to be a solution, but kde fails to install (broken packages, broken-packages, broken-packages ...).

......... , anyway iceweasel crashes and hangs, which sometimes forced me to reset and reboot which ends in several fsck-routines and fixes (no-backup --> always praying ohmy.gif ).

Titchy Oabi apologies to be slow-loading, but includes a working firefox. For a non-programmer, like me, oabi might be a sulution. In eabi it is often very hard for me, to put together all the cryptic forum-posts, to get a working application.

What worth is a distribution without a working browser? Is eabi more stable than eabi?

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S O L V E D !
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apt-get install iceweasel

Now, after the last upgrade, iceweasel will start without problems.

(Seems, that there is a "political" conflict between Debian and Mozilla, so firefox has been replaced by Iceweasel!)

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post Apr 23 2008, 12:08 PM
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QUOTE(maemorandum @ Apr 23 2008, 05:10 PM) *
From sharprom --->> cacko --->> openzaurus --->> pdaXii13 --->> r198 --->> debian eabi --->> to titchy oabi?

There is no real browser in eabi.
Dillo seems to be too weak - no frames - no java.
Firefox is loading 6 minutes and segfaults - always.
Iceweasel needs two minutes to start and crashes when flash-applications appear.
Icehamster is faster, nice but crashes because of the same reason like iceweasel too.
Konqueror with the flashplugin might to be a solution, but kde fails to install (broken packages, broken-packages, broken-packages ...).

......... , anyway iceweasel crashes and hangs, which sometimes forced me to reset and reboot which ends in several fsck-routines and fixes (no-backup --> always praying ohmy.gif ).

Titchy Oabi apologies to be slow-loading, but includes a working firefox. For a non-programmer, like me, oabi might be a sulution. In eabi it is often very hard for me, to put together all the cryptic forum-posts, to get a working application.

What worth is a distribution without a working browser? Is eabi more stable than eabi?


What about epiphany?
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maemorandum
post Apr 23 2008, 10:43 PM
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QUOTE(urkden @ Apr 23 2008, 10:08 PM) *
QUOTE(maemorandum @ Apr 23 2008, 05:10 PM) *
From sharprom --->> cacko --->> openzaurus --->> pdaXii13 --->> r198 --->> debian eabi --->> to titchy oabi?

There is no real browser in eabi.
Dillo seems to be too weak - no frames - no java.
Firefox is loading 6 minutes and segfaults - always.
Iceweasel needs two minutes to start and crashes when flash-applications appear.
Icehamster is faster, nice but crashes because of the same reason like iceweasel too.
Konqueror with the flashplugin might to be a solution, but kde fails to install (broken packages, broken-packages, broken-packages ...).

......... , anyway iceweasel crashes and hangs, which sometimes forced me to reset and reboot which ends in several fsck-routines and fixes (no-backup --> always praying ohmy.gif ).

Titchy Oabi apologies to be slow-loading, but includes a working firefox. For a non-programmer, like me, oabi might be a sulution. In eabi it is often very hard for me, to put together all the cryptic forum-posts, to get a working application.

What worth is a distribution without a working browser? Is eabi more stable than eabi?


What about epiphany?


Epiphany is able to handle java and frames but crashes/ when a flash-application is part of a website.
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maemorandum
post May 19 2008, 12:51 AM
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Changed my sources.list from the old stable sources to:

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deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
deb http://matrixmen.free.fr/zaurus/debian sid main contrib non-free


Then i did a
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apt-get install konqueror konqueror-plugin-gnash


Now, konqueror and epiphany-gecko seem to be more stable. And, konqueror shows flash-applications. No more crashes. smile.gif
But - iceweasel still won´t work. sad.gif and - there seem to be no other working application-handlers for the browsers like wmv, real ... sad.gif

I am still waiting for a working iceweasel (firefox). dry.gif
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post Jun 9 2008, 02:21 AM
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QUOTE(maemorandum @ May 19 2008, 08:51 AM) *
I am still waiting for a working iceweasel (firefox). dry.gif

Perhaps the last two items on this page would help.
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post Jun 11 2008, 07:38 AM
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Two GREAT browsers for debian-eabi:

1. arora (qt4+webkit based): small and fast. Only problem: cannot access gmail for now. And, its in the debian feed so easy install.
2. midori: I have built the latest from source and it has become nice and stable.

I recommend both browsers.
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kralan
post Jun 12 2008, 12:32 AM
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get a working iceweasel 3.0 following the instructions in
http://groups.google.im/group/linux.debian...80d12d3a2e3ce28

works ok on my 3100 with kernel 2.6.24
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post Jun 12 2008, 06:50 PM
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QUOTE(kralan @ Jun 12 2008, 04:32 AM) *
get a working iceweasel 3.0 following the instructions in
http://groups.google.im/group/linux.debian...80d12d3a2e3ce28

works ok on my 3100 with kernel 2.6.24


I get a Seg Fault

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post Jun 12 2008, 11:59 PM
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QUOTE(canguy247 @ Jun 12 2008, 06:50 PM) *
QUOTE(kralan @ Jun 12 2008, 04:32 AM) *
get a working iceweasel 3.0 following the instructions in
http://groups.google.im/group/linux.debian...80d12d3a2e3ce28

works ok on my 3100 with kernel 2.6.24


I get a Seg Fault


It works well on C3200.
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canguy247
post Jun 29 2008, 07:29 AM
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QUOTE(2or0 @ Jun 13 2008, 03:59 AM) *
QUOTE(canguy247 @ Jun 12 2008, 06:50 PM) *
QUOTE(kralan @ Jun 12 2008, 04:32 AM) *
get a working iceweasel 3.0 following the instructions in
http://groups.google.im/group/linux.debian...80d12d3a2e3ce28

works ok on my 3100 with kernel 2.6.24


I get a Seg Fault


It works well on C3200.



Now that I have a fresh install, Iceweasel works great!
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nickk9
post Jul 8 2008, 03:51 AM
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About epiphany browser (epiphany-browser and epiphany-webkit). I've tried it and found out quite fast and nice if not the one problem - it cant save files to disc. I press ctrl-shift-s or press 'save as' File menu item and nothing happens - no dialog, no file on disc. Also when i try to download torrent file it wont suggest to save it, but display its contents in current window. But the same time other browsers i tried do ok (and mime config files seems ok too).
Anyone faced this issue before ? Any suggests to solve it ?
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maemorandum
post Jul 8 2008, 07:06 AM
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QUOTE(nickk9 @ Jul 8 2008, 01:51 PM) *
About epiphany browser (epiphany-browser and epiphany-webkit). I've tried it and found out quite fast and nice if not the one problem - it cant save files to disc. I press ctrl-shift-s or press 'save as' File menu item and nothing happens - no dialog, no file on disc. Also when i try to download torrent file it wont suggest to save it, but display its contents in current window. But the same time other browsers i tried do ok (and mime config files seems ok too).
Anyone faced this issue before ? Any suggests to solve it ?


Using epiphany-gecko, i am able to download files.
The trick is the reverse order:

First, select "File" then select "save as" and THEN!! klick on the object to download.
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post Jul 11 2008, 04:52 AM
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I've compiled latest midori from sources. It starts fast but... has no url box... So i have nowhere to type in url. The only way to run it is to put google as home page. I did a quite straightforward building - download, untar, configure, make... Na magic done. So i wonder if its the midori known behaviour or the issue of the build process.
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post Jul 14 2008, 04:12 AM
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The trick from #12 does not work for me neither with epiphany-gekko nor with epiphani-webkit sad.gif
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maemorandum
post Jul 14 2008, 01:36 PM
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QUOTE(nickk9 @ Jul 14 2008, 02:12 PM) *
The trick from #12 does not work for me neither with epiphany-gekko nor with epiphani-webkit sad.gif

sad.gif Might be your sources.list. Did you make any upgrades?

# official source:
deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
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