Generic Fedora edition of
(SeaMonkey is also known as IceApe)
suitable for arbitrary Linux
It is the same code branch as for Fedora
EPEL7, but with minimized use of system libraries.
Get it from download
It follows the way how the official
SeaMonkey Linux builds are distributed and installed, but
incorporates Fedora's changes.
Minimal requirements -- glibc >= 2.17, GLIBCXX >= 3.4.19
(or libstdc++ >= 4.8.5).
In general, if you feel no noticeable advantages in
using this edition, then it is advisable to use official
(As always, you can donate them here ).
Some features and differencies:
- Include all the langpacks in
by default the proper
language is selected according to the system settings
- Implement customization
of date and time format
- Use startup-cache to speedup
- Better support for user-agent
- allow change
advertised Firefox version in Preferences
- utilise ua-update.json
system/user file for site-specific overrides
mailnews.useragent.override for mail
Thunderbird instead of Firefox for it, if needed
- Preliminary backport of some
useful features needed for modern sites
- Try to be more close to old
traditional look and feel
- Various small fixes and
The binaries are built under Fedora Copr
infrastructure. The source is the ordinary epel7
branch with just a different spec
Compiled by clang-13 and latest rust.
The packages appear first as rpm under correspond copr
Then the binary rpm is unpacked by rpm2cpio
script and the content of ./usr/lib64/seamonkey goes to the final tarball.
You can obtain debuginfo and sources rpms the same way (from the copr
download dir), for sources you can just use epel7
If you find any issues with this edition, before
reporting it please check first whether the official
version affected or not.
It could be useful also to check whether various Firefox
versions are affected, and how various Firefox-derived browsers
E-mail for feedback: email@example.com