Package Details: firefox-esr-bin 52.4.1-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/firefox-esr-bin.git (read-only)
Package Base: firefox-esr-bin
Description: Standalone web browser from mozilla.org - Extended Support Release
Upstream URL: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/
Keywords: browser gecko web
Licenses: GPL, MPL, LGPL
Provides: firefox=52
Submitter: Barthalion
Maintainer: runaz
Last Packager: runaz
Votes: 95
Popularity: 4.976299
First Submitted: 2012-08-30 08:02
Last Updated: 2017-10-17 16:03

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runaz commented on 2017-10-17 16:08

I changed the download path in the PKGBUILD. Should now work again. If you still encounter any problems let me know.

AsmundEr commented on 2017-10-17 10:42

The download path at http://ftp.mozilla.org no longer resolves. The link below is currently the official link provided by Mozilla, and works just fine in the PKGBUILD for me:

https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-52.4.1esr-SSL&os=linux64&lang=en-US

runaz commented on 2017-06-29 09:49

@dimosd I will clean up in the next update. Thanks for your advice

dimosd commented on 2017-06-28 22:15

The make dependencies are not needed at all, since the PKGBUILD simply copies the files... perhaps a left over from the original PKGBUILD?

ubone commented on 2017-06-16 09:27

maybe dependencies should be checked again
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/52.0/system-requirements/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/45.0/system-requirements/
https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/packages.git/commit/trunk/PKGBUILD?h=packages/firefox&id=d8e4498366ec1966a8995a7f6bcf2412c6a8b666

runaz commented on 2017-05-20 22:32

@izilly what about upgrades? This package is flagged outdated again! Please let me take over maintenance! I will be much faster

jose1711 commented on 2017-03-16 08:54

any idea why gnome shell displays another icon (titled Firefox ESR - Safe Mode) when i run firefox?

izilly commented on 2017-02-04 01:05

sorry for the delay; had a family emergency to deal with.

thanks @runaz, but i'll be back to more timely updates going forward.

BrunoSpy commented on 2016-06-07 16:04

Firefox ESR 45 is still in the "Qualify" period, so I'd rather stick to 38 by default :
https://www.mozilla.org/media/img/firefox/organizations/release-overview-high-res.7f1fea43e9e2.png

izilly commented on 2016-05-01 16:16

updated to 45.1.0. sorry for the delay, I'm moving to a new house and have been offline for a few days.

for anyone who wants to keep using 38.x, if you set environment variable $FIREFOX_ESR_BIN_PREFER_OLDER this will build the older 38.x version. anyone have any objections to that system? or would you guys rather keep the older version by default and only build 45.x if some variable is set? other thoughts?

@barton, the firefox-esr package is for people who want to compile from source; this one downloads the binary from mozilla's servers for a package that builds more quickly.

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