I am a user of Fedora, Firefox and Firefox GNOME theme. I find it annoying that each month, the new firefox version breaks the theme, and that I have to wait for the new version of the theme, and install the theme again manually.
As I am a lazy person, I would prefer to do this once a year.
For this kind of use-case, would it be possible to make firefox-esr available in fedora ?
If you want to do it manually you can download esr from mozilla website and install manually. Which is not recommended.
@frankjunior This copr seems empty
I’m afraid this reason cannot justify the amount of work required to maintain yet another browser package.
This is a couple orders of magnitude more difficult than writing a simple script to set up a theme and apply it automatically after upgrading the package.
Follow this guide
Install manually download 102esr from mozilla website
Keep in mind that static builds leave a larger window for possible vulnerabilities as it is more difficult to track and install updates.
Yes and it is not recommended at all. Do at your own risk
I can recommended a different and secure route that is use snap Install firefox on Linux | Snap Store to install firefox esr. Snap apps are generally snadboxed but does not follow os theme.
sudo dnf install snapd
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
sudo snap install firefox --channel=esr/stable
thanks for the honest answer !
Good to know ! However I am not a fan of snaps. I’ll just continue with the default firefox for fedora until the release of debian 12.