Upgraded to Byzantium, confused about impoverished repo

the title says it all. I upgraded to Byzantium and the software repo has no entry for Firefox, and the version of Blender in the repo is quite old.

I don’t remember exactly how my previous version was configured but I’m pretty sure Firefox was an option (both current and ESR versions) and my Blender was a higher version.

Does someone know what I’m doing wrong? Which repos I need to add?

It may help to confirm what hardware we are talking about (e.g. laptop or phone) and whether you are using the GUI or the shell to access the repo. If using the shell, what commands?

Best to indicate what repos you are using currently. Something like:

grep '^[a-z].*' /etc/apt/sources.list

(for ignoring all the comments and blank lines)

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I’m not sure why Firefox isn’t showing up in the Software app. But you can install it at terminal with

sudo apt install firefox-esr

You can search the repositories with - apt search {SOFTWARE_NAME}

For example:

apt search firefox

That search was a bit noisy, but Firefox ESR is in the list (towards the top.)

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I’m talking about a Librem 15v3 laptop. I’m talking about the GUI (but a related thing I never understood is why I can find different things through apt/CLI than through the GUI). So I can find firefox-esr as @leetaur suggested with apt, but not with the GUI.

$ grep '^[a-z].*' /etc/apt/sources.list

deb https://repo.pureos.net/pureos byzantium main
deb https://repo.pureos.net/pureos byzantium-security main
deb https://repo.pureos.net/pureos byzantium-updates main
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I have the same problem with new /fresh Byzantium install on my Librem13v4. I was very haphazard with how I installed things previously on my amber OS, and I want to do it right this time, insomuch as all installed apps that have a GUI are visible in and can be managed by the Software App. I would love to be a command line guy that doesn’t need the Software app, but I’m not.

I have the same output to the grep ‘^[a-z].*’ /etc/apt/sources.list command that rydog does