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I can get LATEST snapshots with bzr no problem. What I am trying to do is get source snapshots for the installed version of firefox on ubuntu distribution whatever. I googled around a bit and it all comes back to use bzr to get source latest.

apt-get source firefox-3.5 pulls in something, but it doesn't contain source files. I could be mistaken on this, but I don't see anything other than the debian directory. Any guidance?

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What Ubuntu version are you using? If you're not sure, post the output of lsb_release -sr – Lekensteyn Apr 16 '11 at 19:55
I'm using 10.04 LTS with ff3.5 (package is labeled 3.5, but the binary is labeled 3.6) on the box in question...although I thought a general response would be most useful for the community. – RobotHumans Apr 17 '11 at 3:14
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The source is contained in a tarball, which you need to extract:

apt-get source firefox
cd firefox_3.6.16+build1+nobinonly
tar xjvf mozilla-1.9.2-3.6.16+build1-source.tar.bz2
cd mozilla
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thx. I was having a bonehead moment. – RobotHumans Apr 17 '11 at 19:43

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