Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:48 am

Arctic Fox 27.9.16 is available.

Download: arcticfox-27.9.16.linux-powerpc.tar.bz2

Source code: v27.9.16.tar.gz

ChangeLog: v27.9.16
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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:45 pm

What is happening here?

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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:51 am

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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:53 am

Compiling Arctic Fox 27.9.16 64-bit on Fedora 27 Server PPC64:

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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:33 pm

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Hi All,

I released Arctic Fox 27.9.16 64-bit for openSUSE Tumbleweed PPC64 and for Fedora PPC64 today.

Download: arcticfox-27.9.16.linux-powerpc64.tar.bz2

Arctic Fox 27.9.16 64-bit on openSUSE Tumbleweed PPC64:

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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:03 am

If Arctic Fox has another font in the menus and dialogue boxes than the desktop environment, then you have to create the file .fonts.conf in the home directory.

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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd">
<fontconfig>
<match target="font" >
  <edit mode="assign" name="rgba" >
   <const>rgb</const>
  </edit>
</match>
<match target="font" >
  <edit mode="assign" name="hinting" >
   <bool>true</bool>
  </edit>
</match>
<match target="font" >
  <edit mode="assign" name="hintstyle" >
   <const>hintfull</const>
  </edit>
</match>
<match target="font" >
  <edit mode="assign" name="antialias" >
   <bool>true</bool>
  </edit>
</match>
</fontconfig>


If this file exist, then Arctic Fox uses the font configuration from the desktop environment.
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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:07 pm

Screenshot of Arctic Fox 27.9.16 on the A-EON Ubuntu Live Remix DVD (Ubuntu 12.04.5 PowerPC):

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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:44 pm

Pale Moon 28 is ported to PowerPC Linux

wicknix wrote:With the help from rpxrpx on the pale moon forum pointing me in the right direction i have successfully built the latest 28.4.1 release for 32-bit powerpc linux! I had to modify a bunch of makefiles and rip out all the sse2 and -m64 flags they tossed in. This release is on par with Firefox 60.9 esr in terms of browser engine. While i dearly love Arctic Fox, it was meant mainly for OS X 10.6 when the project started. Powerpc linux/bsd was just a bonus as it didn't require modifications. While Arctic Fox is a tad lighter on resources, this works well for those stubborn sites you run across that are too complex for AF's slightly older backend. I've only run across 1 big issue. They ripped out legacy support in some of the multimedia code, so there is no video playback on powerpc. You just get the youtube spinning circle. Web audio (sound cloud for example) works fine. As a work-a-round installing grease monkey with the viewtube script, and installing the vlc browser plugin works perfectly. At any rate, I'm stoked. Things are looking up for ppc linux. :)

Tested working on my mac mini g4 under lubuntu 16 (pure 32-bit kernel and userland)
Tested working on PMG5 under lubuntu 16 (64-bit kernel, 32-bit userland)

I built with their unofficial "NewMoon" branding, since well... powerpc isn't officially on their supported list.


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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:30 pm

Pale Moon 28.4.1 on ubuntu MATE 16.04.6 LTS PowerPC (X1000):

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Re: Arctic Fox 27.9.12 (Firefox 63.0) a fork of Pale Moon

Postby xeno74 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:42 pm

FYI:

SpiderWeb and SpiderMail have been released for PowerPC Linux!
:-)

Wart Hog Matt wrote:I've been a busy beaver. Here's another UXP based seamonkey-like browser and UXP based thunderbird-like mail/news/rss client for powerpc linux. More info here: https://github.com/wicknix/SpiderWeb/wiki/Download


ubuntu MATE 16.04.6 LTS PowerPC with SpiderMail 1.0.0:

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