|Re: Anyone know where I can get Firefox with linkable Gecko libraries? [message #465869 is a reply to message #465804]
||Tue, 20 December 2005 23:34
| Joe Mihalich
Registered: July 2009
Great. Thanks for the information.|
I have chosen to just go with the mozilla 1.7.3 GTK 2 binary from the
mozilla download site.
You are right...in our scenario, you don't see the browser frame anyway
the SWT Browser class...so it really doesn't make a different which
we use as long as it works.
"Billy Biggs" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Joe Mihalich wrote:
>> I've read the FAQ about this, and seen another thread here that says you
>> need a special version of firefox that is not the standard downloadable
> > version.
>> Has anyone seen a URL that hosts such a version that will work on Linux?
>> I'm using Suse Linux 9. I read somewhere (I thought) that Suse 9 ships
> > with an acceptable version but our install does not have it, if
> > that's the case.
>> I'd much rather use firefox, than mozilla if I can.
> The SWT Browser widget uses the Mozilla embedding API. Firefox is also
> built using this API. What web browser you use daily makes no difference
> to SWT: you can have both mozilla and firefox installed, use firefox as
> your browser, and have SWT use the xpcom libraries from your Mozilla
> In SuSE 10, my understanding is that there is a package called
> "xulrunner" which provides the gecko libraries in a form which can be used
> by SWT. For SuSE 9, I believe you will need to have the mozilla packages
> to get an embeddable runtime, but I am not sure.
> Let me know if you're still having trouble.
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