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post #11 of 128
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Two questions:

Anyway to make the fonts crisper? I already installed dejavu. I also went into appearances and fiddled with those without much luck.

Also, a big one. I need a new cursor. This nonsense isn't going to work.


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If you've already gotten to the desktop, the cursor and the fonts are DE related.
post #13 of 128
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Yeah, I got that all figured out.

Next problem lol. I have lm_sensors and hddtemp installed but I need to edit my conky file.

I also got cairo-dock-bzr and cairo-dock-plugins-bzr installed. I gotta set that up too.


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Oh, I also need to install flash. Is the 64bit version in the repos? Got the pre-release.

Also, I have firefox 3.6.8 (Namoroka) when the current stable release is 3.6.13 or so. How come it isn't in the repositories?


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When I try to build Firefox-branded from the AUR, I get this:

error: 'xulrunner=1.9.2.13': could not find or read package


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Do the firefox-nightly, that's what I run and it works perfectly fine. =) I run it with Omnibar =) Also, no matter what the distro always use the official flash if you can. I know it's nice just using the package manager but you don't know how up to date it is.
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post #17 of 128
Not sure why you have 3.6.8 installed.

3.6.13-1 is in the [Extra] repo.

Try running sudo pacman -Sy firefox

Also you need to update xulrunner before you install firefox. (sudo pacman -S xulrunner)

Also also, you should be using firefox-beta-bin (yaourt -S firefox-beta-bin), because Firefox 3 on linux is a slow windows port.
    
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Use http://www.archlinux.org/mirrorlist/ to generate an up-to-date mirror list. That's why I'd suspect you've got an old version of FireFox.

I'd recommend FireFox Beta, anyway.
post #19 of 128
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Alright, I updated my mirrors. Running a full update now. Thanks guys.

I went with 3.6.13 because I'm still not sure about the betas.

Also, I should get the flash plugin from adobe and manually install it like mushroomboy said.
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Here is a quick question though. How come all those mirrors that come with pacman.conf work but aren't up to date?
    
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