Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

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The Mac OSX version of Pale Moon is still very much in development. Your assistance in bringing this build to fruition is greatly appreciated, but you can expect there to be bugs and problems for a while yet!

Any specific bugs you find that don't have their own topic yet: please make a new topic; one bug per topic please to keep things organized.

Please also note that these builds are currently created by Sugis and Moonchild will likely not be able to provide insight or assistance due to lack of Mac hardware and OS/build knowledge for Mac.
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Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby wicknix » Fri, 20 Jul 2018, 01:54

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby snowmoon » Sat, 21 Jul 2018, 10:13

No anomalies! (besides the few known quirks, which will hopefully be resolved in PM 28 UXP?!). Thanks, as always, wicknix for keeping these SL versions coming, great service :thumbup:

In Moonchild's announcement for the mid-august milestone he expresses hope for the start of official PM for OS X, thats pretty exciting! This will bring broader recognition, I guess.

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby Snow Leopard Lover » Mon, 23 Jul 2018, 07:29

Again: Thank You! :thumbup:

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby verdant » Tue, 24 Jul 2018, 18:40

Many thanks for your continued support of Pale Moon for OS X Snow Leopard! :D

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby WinterClaws » Mon, 30 Jul 2018, 06:11

It took me a little while to find my way to this forum, but now that I found it, I registered specifically to give a huge "thank you" to wicknix for these SL builds (echoing my similar message on MacRumors), and to the Pale Moon developer(s) also. It was a bit disheartening to hear that v28.x SL builds will no longer be made but still...v27.x should endure fine for me. Suffice to say I am an absolutely rabid, immovable Snow Leopard fan so this app is a wonderful help and I very much appreciate it.

In fact, bit of a separate note but Pale Moon has proven so great in my using it that I have also been convinced to try out the XP version (my "other" OS which I will never budge from) and make it my new primary browser with all my work.

Again, a big thank you.

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby willw77 » Tue, 31 Jul 2018, 03:06

I would love to use this but when I download I get a message stating this application isn't supported by my Mac. I am running 10.6.8 snow leopard. What is causing this?

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby wicknix » Tue, 31 Jul 2018, 16:18

I'm guessing you're trying to install it on a 32 bit machine. Currently these SL builds only work on 64 bit core 2 duo machines.

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby sebma » Wed, 01 Aug 2018, 11:59

@wicknix Hi, can you please give your mozconfig file content ?

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby SpockFan02 » Wed, 01 Aug 2018, 19:39

You can navigate to about:buildconfig to see which configure arguments were used to produce a build, FYI.

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby MSMunich » Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 16:33

Hopefully you continue creating further versions for people using Snow Leopard. Pale Moon is the only browser running quite smoothly on older macs that work with MacOS 10.6.8. Snow Leopard as those are the only ones that also run programs that need Rosetta support......
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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby Moonchild » Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 05:55

MSMunich wrote:Hopefully you continue creating further versions for people using Snow Leopard. Pale Moon is the only browser running quite smoothly on older macs that work with MacOS 10.6.8. Snow Leopard as those are the only ones that also run programs that need Rosetta support......


Very unlikely. Pale Moon 27 is no longer supported, and Pale Moon 28 does not run on Snow Leopard.
It doesn't mean that the older version will suddenly stop working, of course, but the browser will be in the same situation as the OS version is and not receive further updates.
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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby WinterClaws » Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 06:34

Thank you even for v27...it runs very nicely and anyway, for myself I think it will last perfectly well. (Obviously as someone who sticks with Snow Leopard, and XP for that matter, latest versions are not a huge deal for me.)

This may sound semi-insane, but...are there versions older than 27 that will run on Snow Leopard? More specifically, I think it would be the v25's...basically any that use the previous Gecko engine instead. I was fortunately able to find one in the archive for WinXP, and I realize the odds are perhaps very low that anyone bothered to compile one for Mac let alone Snow Leopard, but I just thought I'd ask. (I'm an Opera veteran/refugee and a big Gecko fan as well...)

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby SpockFan02 » Sat, 08 Sep 2018, 07:51

WinterClaws wrote:...This may sound semi-insane, but...are there versions older than 27 that will run on Snow Leopard? More specifically, I think it would be the v25's...
Go to the fifth page on this (Pale Moon for Mac OSX) board, it looks like you can still download BitVapor's 25.x builds.

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby WinterClaws » Sun, 09 Sep 2018, 14:09

SpockFan02 wrote:Go to the fifth page on this (Pale Moon for Mac OSX) board, it looks like you can still download BitVapor's 25.x builds.


Whoa! Thank you so much! I didn't hold out much hope but am amazed and grateful...never thought to just go back through old threads. I always like to have alternate-engines in my browser stable, in cases where the odd site or two out there refuse to play nice with one of them. This is really great, thanks again.

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby dottormorte » Tue, 02 Oct 2018, 05:32

Sorry to disturb but reCAPTCHA doesn't work for me; shall i change something in the config?
MacOS 1.6.8 (yes, i'm old...).
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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby retroburrower » Sat, 06 Oct 2018, 19:38

When logging into a library wifi using 27.0.3, I got the attached error. Yet using the latest version, I wind up in an endless loop at
the firewall authentication stage: https://wifiauth.hdpl.org:1003/fgtauth?0207427a09eecb82
However, it still logged me in to be able to write this post.
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This Connection is Untrusted

You have asked Pale Moon to connect securely to forum.palemoon.org, but we can't confirm that your connection is secure.

Normally, when you try to connect securely, sites will present trusted identification to prove that you are going to the right place. However, this site's identity can't be verified.
What Should I Do?

If you usually connect to this site without problems, this error could mean that someone is trying to impersonate the site, and you shouldn't continue.

forum.palemoon.org uses an invalid security certificate.

The certificate is only valid for the following names:
*.hdpl.org, hdpl.org, pvl-it-fw-01.hdpl.org, pvl-it-fw-02.hdpl.org, hpk-dc-fw-01.hdpl.org, fortianalyzer.hdpl.org, fg-pvl.hdpl.org

(Error code: ssl_error_bad_cert_domain)

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby wicknix » Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 23:16

@dottormorte You could try this fix https://forum.palemoon.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=19044&start=100#p149450

@retroburrower Sounds to me like it's a limitation of the libraries wifi network. Does it happen on other wifi networks?

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Re: Pale Moon 27.9.4 for Snow Leopard

Unread postby retroburrower » Fri, 19 Oct 2018, 17:39

wicknix wrote:@retroburrower Sounds to me like it's a limitation of the libraries wifi network. Does it happen on other wifi networks?
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Nope.


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