Tales From the Bitface (Posts about annoyances)https://devilgate.org/enContents © 2020 <a href=”mailto:martin@devilgate.org”>Martin McCallion</a> Thu, 11 Jun 2020 11:57:39 GMTNikola (getnikola.com)http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rsshttps://devilgate.org/blog/2008/06/20/it-is-_immensely_-annoying-that-you-can/Martin McCallion<div><p></p><p>It is <em>immensely</em> annoying that you can’t just download and install Firefox 3 on Linux (at least the Xandros distro that comes with the Eee PC) without having to install something called Gtk+ 2.10. Not least because you can’t just <code>apt-get install</code> the latter: you <em>have</em> to build it from source, and handle countless dependencies. Really, I thought we were supposed to have got past all that shit.</p> <p><a href=”http://forum.eeeuser.com/viewtopic.php?pid=294847”>This page</a> details the steps.</p></div>annoyancesAsidesfirefoxfirefox 3linux gtk+outdated software practiceshttps://devilgate.org/blog/2008/06/20/it-is-_immensely_-annoying-that-you-can/Fri, 20 Jun 2008 17:39:50 GMT