My question basically pertains to running firefox from the repo vs running it from /opt. What I usually do is download firefox from mozilla ftp, extract, move to /opt, set symlink to plugins, and then edit /usr/shar/applications/firefox.destop, then save with new name.
after allowing update manager to find all updates and update all i am no longer able to VPN into my desktop at work for remote working via firefox.i have tried a few things from firefox perspective and getting no where.
I really don't know what happened to my Firefox browser. I was using it till yesterday but now it is not working(doesn't open up at all). I restarted my computer, re installed Firefox using yum and it went okay, but that also is making no difference.
I'm currently running 13.37 and the newest package of firefox out in the patches directory is 17.0. I wonder if it is possible to create a Slackware installation package of current version of Firefox (25.0).
Right now, I simply extract the tar.bz2 file that I downloaded from the firefox website and run the firefox binary inside the extracted package.