After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o' wisdom:
> __/ [Linønut] on Saturday 18 February 2006 17:05 \__
>> The final step was to edit this commandline to the xfce menu, with a
>> different label and icon; there are now two versions of Firefox to
>> choose from. Can now run both versions of firefox simultaneously.
>> Actually, not simultaneously, since the old version cannot communicate
>> with the new version, or vice versa, it seems. But on the same machine.
I just figured out that hardwiring the "default" profile into the 1.5
command-line now lets me run both versions of firefox simultaneously.
> I thought about doing the exact same thing last week. I also posted about it
> in UseNet, at least once. It's a matter of replicating profiles, but then
> merging/centralising settings, cookies and the like is a pain (nuisance at
> the least).
I don't care about synchronizing. I have only two links that I need to
run on the old version of Firefox, and I've already inserted them into
the Firefox 1.0.7 toolbar.
But thanks for the headsup! (head-soup?)
Q: Why does a GNU/Linux user run two different versions of his browser?
A: Because he can.