Upcoming Mozilla Marketplace lacks Linux support; open-source fix in the works

Sarah Silbert
S. Silbert|05.16.12

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Upcoming Mozilla Marketplace lacks Linux support; open-source fix in the works

Back in March, Mozilla outlined plans to further integrate web apps into Firefox to complement its upcoming Marketplace. And while the web store will launch with Windows and OS X compatibility, the browser has -- at least for the time being -- snubbed Linux. Given that Firefox is the default browser for most Linux distros, the community behind that OS is none too pleased. Though Mozilla execs have expressed their desire to add Linux support eventually, community contributors are already working on a patch to add compatibility for GNOME desktop. How's that for taking matters into your own hands?

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