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Old 06-24-2004, 01:41 PM   #1
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eh...i should probably READ, README.txt


lmao nevermind illread readme.txt next time

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Old 06-24-2004, 01:53 PM   #2
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.....couple of questions: what distro are you using and which file did you download.....firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft-installer.tar.gz?
 
Old 06-24-2004, 02:08 PM   #3
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OS is redhat 9.0

firefox version is firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft.tar.gz
 
Old 06-24-2004, 02:25 PM   #4
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I believe you just need to go into the directory you untarred it to, and do the following:

./configure
make
make install

Now, I'm not sure where it will install to, but after you could do a:

updatedb
locate firefox

and look through what it returns for the firefox entry without a suffix (ie no . after the name)

Correct me if I'm wrong folks...
 
Old 06-24-2004, 02:34 PM   #5
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i did ./configure and got "bash: ./configure: No such file or directory"



????
 
Old 06-24-2004, 02:51 PM   #6
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lololololololololololololololololololololololololololol

just go into the directory where you extracted the file and run the setup file

./setup

Doesn't get any easier than that!

lololololololololololololololololololololololololololol
 
Old 06-24-2004, 04:44 PM   #7
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Maybe this will help......

If you have the document saved to the desktop, as, say:
firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft-installer.tar.gz........open your terminal which should look something like this:

[eek@eek eek]$

From this point you need to change directories, namely to the desktop if that is where you saved the file....

[eek@eek eek]$ cd Desktop

Now your terminal should look something like this...

[eek@eek Desktop]$

Now type in:

[eek@eek Desktop]$ gzip -df firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft-installer.tar.gz

Now the icon should look like this....

firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft-installer.tar

Now type in:

[eek@eek Desktop]$ tar -xf firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft-installer.tar

Now there should be a folder on your desktop by the name of...

firefox-installer

Just open the folder and double-click the file by the name of...

firefox-installer

From there I think that you should be good, if not, just hit me back and we will see if we can get it.

Enjoy,
Eric.
 
Old 07-09-2004, 02:42 PM   #8
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Didnt work, said that it could not execute the binary file
 
Old 07-09-2004, 02:48 PM   #9
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do a chmod a+x firefox-installer

Good luck
 
Old 07-09-2004, 03:30 PM   #10
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If you downloaded firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft.tar.gz, you downloaded the version that doesn't need to be installed.
Untar it and just run the binary.
Code:
tar -xzvf firefox-0.9-i686-linux-gtk2+xft.tar.gz
./firefox/firefox

Last edited by comp12345; 07-09-2004 at 03:31 PM.
 
Old 07-09-2004, 10:00 PM   #11
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I've installed Firefox 9.1 on both SuSE and Fedora Core 2 with no prob. Maybe it's different with your distro, but I just browsed to where it downloaded, and right-clicked to then used 'extract here'. Once extracted, it will create a file called Firefox-Installer. Simply click on it and inside you will find a file called simply "firefox". Click on that and you will launch the browser. You can then create a link and drag it to your desktop.
 
  


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