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Why is there no 64-bit Linux Firefox build?

Why is there no 64-bit Linux Firefox build?

"It seems that I have to
build my own 64-bit Firefox for Linux, as Mozilla won't support it until Firefox 4."

Asked by: Guest | Views: 64
Total answers/comments: 2
Guest [Entry]

It's just the choice of your upstream packager - the linux distro. OpenSUSE provides 64-bit builds for Mozilla Firefox.
Guest [Entry]

"I assumed the browser on my laptop (running 64-bit install of Ubuntu 9.04) was a 64-bit version, is that not the case?

From the 'About Firefox' pop-up:

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64;
en-GB; rv:1.9.0.11) Gecko/2009060309
Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.11"