Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 189019
Disable "Check for Updates" in Firefox
Last modified: 2009-01-12 03:24:46 EST
Description of problem:
Firefoz on FC5 does not do binary updates from Mozilla site.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Go to Help -> Check for Updates
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Firefox as 'root' user
2. Click on Help Menu
3. Select "Check for Updates"
Firefox displays "There are no updates available to Firefox" when the updates
Update firefox when updates are available. Else disable this feature.
since firefox is compiled with fedora specific compile options, binary
compatibility with Mozilla firefox updates is not possible. Either use mozilla
compilation environment to keep binary updates or remove this option entirely.
Users will not be led to believe no updates are available when updates are
See discussion thread here
"Check for Updates" has been disabled in firefox-22.214.171.124-1.fc5
Please close this bug.
Created attachment 328661 [details]
"Check for Updates " is not disabled.
on firefox-3.0.5-1.fc10.i386. "Check for Updates " is not disabled.