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I have a scond hand eee 701 4g pc which I think has the original xandros o/s. At the moment I havefirefox 2 installed and wish to upgrade. I have dowloaded firefox 3.6 15 to my home file but am unable to install. I have tried yurenju's method but get the message - no such file or directory. I would really appreciate some vey simply explained help. Oldie.
Xandros is a discontinued distribution that was last released in 2007. I would strongly recommend to install a recent distribution, so that you get bugfixes and security updates. Almost all new distributions come with a recent Firefox pre-installed. If not it is easily installable.
I would consider to try Puppy Linux on this machine.
Thanks to all who hve replied. All vey helpful. It seems as though I must upgrade the operating system.. I am very new to all this business as you will have gathered! Does the new system automatically download and install if I click the download button? What happens to the old o/s. Is that removed in some way? Do I need extra 'space'? I would appreciate very simple (in computing terms) explanations. Many thanks