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Now that I have linux and still learning it I want thebest browser for it which is foxfire.
My question is where can I get it and how do I installed. I ask that question cause I still trying to get java installed cause almost every site needs it. so hopefully it will already be in foxfire ...
I tried installing firefox last night. This Firefox icon that is supposed to start the program turns out to be a link to the Mozilla.org home page that just contains download information. The run-Mozilla icon shows to be a dead link when I try to run it. I uninstalled Mozilla before downloading Firefox. Does Firefox need Mozilla installed to operate? Is the page link a message indicating this?
Also, since none of the Firefox programs were working for me, I tried to delete them, but I was unable to delete any of the files, even as root. Any ideas?
Distribution: Xubuntu Dapper - Debian Etch - Puppy Linux
I followed your instructions, and gunzipped and untarred in usr/local/firefox after logging in as root (not su) and chmoding the tar.gz file to a+x as was indicated on this forum for installing java.
I now have a firefox directory and a firefox subdirectory because I creatred a firefox directory insto which I copied the compressed file and uncompressed it, which created that subdirectory.
I typed ./firefox in the terminal, which i assume is the way to launch firefox. Got the anwser :./firefox.bin error when loading shared library libXft.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I can search for that file on the debian site.
Didn't find any firefox icon, just one file called "firefox" which says "shell script" when you move the mouse on the file in Konqueror. When you click on it , e message pops up saying "can't find the program".