NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby trava90 » Sun, 02 Sep 2018, 21:34

By default Pale Moon will check for updates but will let you choose to install them (this can be changed in Preferences -> Advanced -> Update).

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby wavymoon » Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 23:26

It would be very nice if the 'internal updater' had an 'update now' option. Is there a reason to NOT have that available??

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby trava90 » Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 01:44

It does, provided that it finds an update is available.

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby wavymoon » Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 23:50

Well mine found an update but but I do NOT have an UPDATE NOW option. I did get a popup saying 'you do not have system permissions required to install them' . :|

My user is the admin and PM folder is in my home/user folder.

I have just right clicked on folder and set permissions to be most lenient. I will update when I get some response. This would be a case where an update button would be appreciated :roll:

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby trava90 » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 03:33

The Update Now option will only be displayed if the directory permissions are correct.

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby wavymoon » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 12:24

Thanks Trava90
Ok a Catch-22. I will wait and see if there is a change now that I have made a couple of changes (at least I THINK I did).
How long should it take for that to show up, and for that matter just to be sure where should that button be?

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby trava90 » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 12:29

If memory serves when on the release channel it will check for an update every two days, or you can check manually by going to Help -> About Pale Moon

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby wavymoon » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 12:48

And that is where I will find the button??

I am abit confused about the differences betwixt permissions (which I thought should be ok) and ownership which is root . :oops:
I see on another thread that a 'chown' command is used for that. Ineed to read up on this.... :shock:

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby wavymoon » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 21:55

I noticed that I now have ver 28.0.0 and 'palemoon is up to date' rather than there is an update goto palemoon to get.
I have done the chown command and my palemoon folder is now owned by my user. I will keep my fingers crossed that this will eventually work.... :|

Ok nothing at first but then I rebooted and there was a button and I am now at 28.0.1. :thumbup:


now on to other Mint problems..

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby New Tobin Paradigm » Sat, 08 Sep 2018, 02:29

Why is this thread still open?

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Re: NOTICE: pminstaller is no longer maintained

Unread postby Moonchild » Sat, 08 Sep 2018, 07:53

New Tobin Paradigm wrote:Why is this thread still open?

Because it hasn't been stale long enough yet.
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