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Old 08-11-2004, 03:51 AM   #1
stupidloser
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command to run a program


Hey, I think this may be a candidate for stupidest question ever, but here goes...

Running SUSE 9.1, and installed the firefox 0.9.3 browser;

Now,

1) What is the shell command to run firefox?

and,

2) can I run firefox from KDE (my windows browser)? What file do I have to click on to get this program to run?

TIA
 
Old 08-11-2004, 03:55 AM   #2
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At a command-line, you should be able to start the browser by typing: firefox

I don't use KDE myself, but I imagine there's a "run command" option somewhere. You could use that until someone else comes along to tell you how to add it to the menu or to create a launcher...
 
  


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