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Old 28th April 2016
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Default Firefox now uses GTK+ 3 on Gnu/Linux and OpenBSD


Mozilla Firefox in past used GTK+2. Now official build of application
for Gnu/Linux uses GTK+3, precisely cairo-gtk3. Also port for OpenBSD
is now compiled with GTK+3 support.

Hopefully this also should help with porting Firefox to Wayland, which probably
is going to replace X.Org in Gnu/Linux world in major distros (except Ubuntu because of Mir) in two, three years in default configuration.
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Old 29th April 2016
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It looks butt-ugly on Ubuntu. I can't downgrade it either because there is something wrong with the nginx package for some reason (wtf apt-get).

Time to migrate to a sane OS.
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things.
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Old 29th April 2016
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One issue with gtk3 is the print dialog. LPR printing is no longer supported, just CUPS.

This is courtesy of the movers and shakers at Redhat/Fedora.

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Old 3rd May 2016
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Default Wayland, Mir, etc

Ever since Ubuntu 14.04, the Nvidia drivers don't play nice for me. Wheezy was fine, so I don't know what's up with the drivers. When using Ubuntu 14.04+ or Devuan 1.0+, I've switched to using the frame buffer driver for Xorg. I don't really care much about acceleration, so I guess it doesn't make any difference for me whether or not I use the full Nvidia driver. It was Firefox that kicked my screen into massive tear mode when using the Nvidia drivers. Most of the other graphical programs were OK. Using the frame buffer driver, Firefox is fine (both old and new versions of it).

The great news is that the FreeBSD Nvidia drivers work just peachy on the machine with the Nvidia card, no matter which version of Firefox I use, so I most often just use that OS. I guess the drivers are reworked for Wayland and Mir, so maybe when Ubuntu finally gets Mir up to speed, I'll have a working Nvidia again.
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Old 3rd May 2016
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It is not a thread to resolve problems, but you can also try open source Nouveau driver. It should be in default installation and Nvidia blob had overwritten this driver, when you installed later.
If still have these problems, you can open new thread.
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