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Old 12-13-2013, 02:56 AM   #16
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The launch program is firefox-bin
 
Old 12-13-2013, 11:40 AM   #17
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Old 12-14-2013, 01:57 PM   #18
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ok, thanks to all of you for all your pains. Finally I have been able to run firefox using the 64 bit version. But is it an issue that 32 bit versions are not supported in 64 bit machines? I also note that the 64 bit firefox is from nightly. Why doesn't mozilla support 64 bits?
 
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If you click on Help and About Nightly it offers some info, perhaps 64 bits in general is still considered experimental?

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The 64 bit version I linked to is the normal Firefox 26.0 version, not a nightly. If you want a different version (Mozilla offers them all for download, even ancient and beta versions) follow that link, go up one or two directory and choose the version you want.
Mozilla supports 64 bits, just not on Windows.

Regarding 32 bit software on 64 bit OSes, it is possible, but you have to prepare your system for it: https://wiki.debian.org/Multiarch/HOWTO
 
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Thank you TobiSGD. It was very helpful.
 
  


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