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Firefox 3 with Debian Etch and GTK+ 2.12

Debian likes to make things difficult. It insists on using an old version of GTK, which means installing Firefox 3 won’t be straightforward.
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This article describes one way to do it: installing GTK and Firefox as a non-root user. I don’t understand some of the voodoo behind it, but it works.

However, the default GTK theme is absolutely hideous. I mean Windows 3.1 hideous. Here’s some extra steps to fix this:

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