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xuchen
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PortableFirefox Live CD

On Portable Firefox Live page, it says a brand new version is coming soon. May I ask if the new version will support running firefox directory from the readonly media, or still copy it to a temp directory and run from there?

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Unless Mozilla changes how Firefox works, it's never going to be able to run directly from read-only media. There's nothing John can do to change it without modifying the FF source and recompiling it--and if he did that, he'd have to call it something other than "Firefox" in order to comply with Mozilla's stupid trademark policies.

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Happen to see this?

John's post here. PFF live CD support now(or as soon as John's power issue subsides long enough for him to post it!).

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Yeah, I get the feeling the thread poster knew about this; he's asking if the new version will let him run Firefox directly from read-only media (e.g. a CD) without the launcher having to make a local copy, which it most certainly will not. The way Firefox is coded makes that impossible.

Edit: Bah. Stupid Drupal. Why do they have to be different and use HTML, instead of using BBcode like everyone else?

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Lauren She eats everything! It's like having a goat. A giant, two-Godzillaton goat.
maggie Hey, I resent that remark! I only weigh ONE Godzillaton!
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LOL

BBcode sucks!
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Bruce Pascoe
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Maybe, but I just have something against angle brackets. Square brackets don't stick out as much.

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Lauren She eats everything! It's like having a goat. A giant, two-Godzillaton goat.
maggie Hey, I resent that remark! I only weigh ONE Godzillaton!
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WHAT!

How could you not love the encapsulating warmth of the angled brackets?
I love you < > Wink
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Thanks, Bruce, I got it.

Thanks, Bruce, I got it.

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