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Old 09-19-2006, 04:56 AM   #1
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Red face How to install FireFox in KUbuntu ?


Hello,
I installed Kubuntu 6.06 LTS on my office desktop. Default browser
i got is "Konquare". I want FireFox. I download from web site
FireFox for Linux. It's showing ".tar" file. I extract the file. Now the extracted folder showing some bin files and folders. I am confused how to install FireFox? "Firefox.bin" file is not working
if i click on it . Please help

Regard's,
Amey Abhyankar.
 
Old 09-19-2006, 05:19 AM   #2
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Debian based distros have great built in package management.
I'd recommend reading the manuals for aptitude or apt-get
Code:
man apt-get
man aptitude
anyway...this should do it:
Code:
sudo apt-get install mozilla-firefox
Or you can use a GUI like synaptic if you don't like the command line

Last edited by deroB; 09-19-2006 at 05:21 AM.
 
Old 09-19-2006, 07:40 AM   #3
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this has been taken from http://www.tuxmagazine.com/node/1000130 it is quite easy all you have to do is use adept It should do it for you

Adept package manager, allows you to look for, download and install additional software packages. Beyond that, it worries about dependencies--that is, does your system have all the other software packages needed to make the new package work? I'm not writing a tutorial here but you basically start adept, find firefox (there is a search function), right cllick "click the "request installation" and click "apply changes" if there are other dependencies that need to be installed it will also show up in the list right click and choose the "request installtion" option and hit "apply changes"

It will probably ask you for the user password for you to continue

Having said that it is best if you do it from command line

hope this Helps,

Jake
 
Old 09-19-2006, 07:41 AM   #4
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Posted the same thing twice Somehow??? delete

so sorry

Jake

Last edited by jacook; 09-19-2006 at 07:43 AM.
 
Old 09-19-2006, 10:03 AM   #5
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