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Old 06-08-2010, 08:43 AM   #1
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Question Help I need to know how to switch my browser from Mozilla firefox to seamonkey


I'm operating on a new Linux computer and I'm not too savy when it comes to computer terminology. Please bare with me. I am trying to change my browser from Mozilla firefox to seamonkey. Im pretty sure I downloaded it but cant find it anywhere on the computer. My reason for changing to seamonkey is I play a game called yoville and I cant get in on this computer it just stops at 75% activating player. I have adobe 10 and thinking maybe I need to switch to adobe 9 but dont know how to do this either. Please help
 
Old 06-08-2010, 08:59 AM   #2
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I'm assuming you don't use your terminal to start the browser... (in the terminal you probably can just type the browser's name)
If you mean the browser that will run whenever you click on a link/html file, then that depends on your Desktop Environment (GNOME/KDE) or window manager.
If you use gnome, you'd probably use
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gconf-editor
(search for browser, and change the path of "exec" to the new browser).

I think you can also just tell the browser to be the default, and it does the above automatically. Did you try that? Somewhere in the browser's tools, preferences, etc menu.

The flash plugin is in your home's directory's ".mozilla/plugins" directory.
You can download the plugin and change it as needed.
 
Old 06-08-2010, 09:01 AM   #3
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What version of Linux are you using?

Seamonkey--and most other things--should be available using your package manager.
 
Old 06-08-2010, 01:23 PM   #4
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The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 06-09-2010, 10:08 AM   #5
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What version of Linux are you using?

Seamonkey--and most other things--should be available using your package manager.

I don't even know that lol...sorry I'm not the best with computers. If you can tell me how to find that I can post it thanks for your help
 
Old 06-09-2010, 10:21 AM   #6
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First things first....


Which Linux distribution are you using? Ubuntu? Fedora? Linux Mint? Debian? None of the above?
 
Old 06-09-2010, 10:27 AM   #7
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What version of Linux are you using?

Seamonkey--and most other things--should be available using your package manager.
Ok I hope this helps you to help me lol The operating system came up as GNU/Linux does that help?
 
Old 06-09-2010, 10:49 AM   #8
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Ok I hope this helps you to help me lol The operating system came up as GNU/Linux does that help?
No. Version/distro of linux is something like "Ubuntu 10.4" or "openSUSE 11.2". Where did you get this CD/DVD that you did the installation from?
 
Old 06-09-2010, 10:53 AM   #9
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ok there isnt a disk for this computer..this computer is an ssd computer. So I dont have a cd/dvd so am I guessing that gnu/linux is not my operating sytem?
 
Old 06-09-2010, 11:59 AM   #10
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Is it a netbook? You know, a little dinky laptop? If so, does it look like this?

http://www.roytanck.com/wp-content/u...dros-linux.jpg

Last edited by arashi256; 06-09-2010 at 12:03 PM.
 
Old 06-09-2010, 03:55 PM   #11
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ok there isnt a disk for this computer..this computer is an ssd computer. So I dont have a cd/dvd so am I guessing that gnu/linux is not my operating sytem?
No, the question is WHERE did you get the operating system? Did you download it? How did you install it? Did it come on the system, and if so, EXACTLY what kind of system is it?
 
  


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