Re: Upgrade downgrades Firefox

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On Sun, 2010-02-21 at 13:57 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: 
> Marcel Rieux wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Patrick Bartek <[email protected]> wrote:
> >   
> >> --- On Sat, 2/20/10, Marcel Rieux <[email protected]> wrote:
> >>
> >>     
> >>> I was running Firefox 3.6.? and
> >>> upgrades were available today. After
> >>> reboot, Firefox opened with version 3.5.8. I tried yum
> >>> update
> >>> firefox... and I apparently have the latest version!
> >>>       
> >> What does 'yum info Firefox' report?  What version of Fedora are you using?
> >>     
> >
> > yum info firefox
> > Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
> > Installed Packages
> > Name       : firefox
> > Arch       : x86_64
> > Version    : 3.5.8
> > Release    : 1.fc12
> > Size       : 17 M
> > Repo       : installed
> > >From repo  : updates
> > Summary    : Mozilla Firefox Web browser
> > URL        : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
> > License    : MPLv1.1 or GPLv2+ or LGPLv2+
> > Description: Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for
> >            : standards compliance, performance and portability.
> >
> > I was formerly running 3.6.? (whichever was current). Isn't it amazing
> > that everybody doesn't have the same problem?
> >   
> This is probably because FF 3.5.8 is in the normal repository and FF
> 3.6.0 is in rawhide.  3.5.8 is the most current for F12.  If you install
> from rawhide you'll get 3.6.0.f13.
> 
> You should check your yum.log to see what transpired and when.  FWIW,
> I've seen some folks download FF3.6 from mozilla and install it
> themselves.  i.e. non-RPM, forget what they did, and then wonder what
> happened.
> 
> 

This morning when I openned firefoc I got an offer to download firefox
3.6. A bz2 was downloaded and extracted. But no instructions appeared
onn how to install it. How can it be installed? Or should it be
installed this way?
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