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Old 07-15-2005, 02:26 AM   #1
Syncman9
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Change system to use newly installed version of firefox


Hi All,

I recently installed the lastest version of firefox, which works well. However all the system links still seem to point to the older version.

How do I change this?

I'm using Fedora 4, Gnome.

Thanks

Aaron
 
Old 07-15-2005, 03:58 AM   #2
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how did you install it?

i'm guessing not through your distro package manager(YUM) or from someones RPM?
 
Old 07-15-2005, 09:03 AM   #3
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I followed the instructions listed on the firefox site, since it has it's own installer.

It seems that there are tags in the system e.g. HTMLVIEW which link to the older version firefox.

However I don't know how to change them.
 
Old 07-15-2005, 03:44 PM   #4
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I'd love to know how to do that too... The times I've tried without using a package manager, I've "lost" the new version of FF.
 
Old 07-15-2005, 04:27 PM   #5
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I think you should check links for mozilla and mozilla-firefox at /usr/bin/ , /etc/alternatives/ - they should point finally to the firefox itself (somewere at /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/).
 
Old 07-15-2005, 06:11 PM   #6
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Cool, thank you! I haven't had a chance to check to see if SuSE has updated FF yet in YaST, but if they haven't, I think you've just spared me a whole world of hurt
 
  


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