Upgrade Firefox to Current Version

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IwoJima
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Upgrade Firefox to Current Version

Post#1 by IwoJima » 14 Jan 2016, 16:44

Using v.3.6.0 setup wizard and it downloads Firefox v.38. Need to upgrade Firefox to current v.43.0.4 for compatibility with website vendor. I've done a lot of reading and found some older posts but couldn't find anything specific to just the Firefox upgrade. Not looking to add any add-ons or other modules. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Re: Upgrade Firefox to Current Version

Post#2 by fanthom » 14 Jan 2016, 20:14

Maybe you could cheat and update just the browser user agent? this option is available in the wizard:

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Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:43.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/43.0
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Re: Upgrade Firefox to Current Version

Post#3 by IwoJima » 14 Jan 2016, 20:16

Fanthom,

What is the process to execute the command from the GUI wizard? Thank you.
fanthom wrote:Maybe you could cheat and update just the browser user agent? this option is available in the wizard:

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Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:43.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/43.0

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Re: Upgrade Firefox to Current Version

Post#4 by fanthom » 14 Jan 2016, 20:39

I was referring to this parameter:
http://porteus-kiosk.org/parameters.htm ... user_agent

You can set custom user agent through the wizard. No need to run any cli command.
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Re: Upgrade Firefox to Current Version

Post#5 by IwoJima » 14 Jan 2016, 20:50

Fanthom,

Got it. I'll try that workaround. Thanks.
fanthom wrote:I was referring to this parameter:
http://porteus-kiosk.org/parameters.htm ... user_agent

You can set custom user agent through the wizard. No need to run any cli command.

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Re: Upgrade Firefox to Current Version

Post#6 by IwoJima » 14 Jan 2016, 21:13

Nope, didn't work. Still receive popup stating Browser is not supported. Dang.

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