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Old 09-18-2003, 06:44 PM   #1
dilshad
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how to install mozilla 1.4


My OS is redhat 9. It came with mozilla 1.2
I woluld like to install the newer version 1.4
I know I must delete 1.2 before I install 1.4. Please, Can someone tell me how to go about it.


Thanks
 
Old 09-18-2003, 07:25 PM   #2
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to uninstall mozilla 1.2 use : redhat-config-packages (add remove program in start menu ) , iassume that you use x-window (gnome or KDE). you cannot use redhat-config-packages in text mode.

then find in the "graphical internet" (or something like that), click "details", uncheck mozilla browser, click close (or something like that), then click "update". thats all.
to uninstall from text mode use : rpm -e mozilla-* (i dont know if this work fine)

to install mozilla 1.4 :if you already download it, you must unzip (or gzip or using "tar") it first. then find binary file "mozilla-installer" (or something like this) wait ... and that's all
 
Old 09-18-2003, 07:39 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by zacs2001
to uninstall from text mode use : rpm -e mozilla-* (i dont know if this work fine)
I found that it didn't work, because of dependency problems:

Code:
# rpm -e mozilla
error: Failed dependencies:
        libgtkembedmoz.so is needed by (installed) kdebindings-3.1-6
        mozilla = 35:1.2.1 is needed by (installed) galeon-1.2.7-3
I'd love to know what the error message means. One wouldn't want to remove galeon, kdebindings, would they?

I was able to yank off mozilla components previously listed as other dependency deficiencies...
 
Old 09-18-2003, 09:06 PM   #4
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remove program failed

Thanks for help. When I try to uninstall mozilla 1.2 using redhat-config-packages (add remove program in start menu ) I get this message: Can't continue. Package Not Found; W3M is not installed
 
Old 09-19-2003, 03:20 AM   #5
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You don't have to unistall Mozilla 1.2. Just install Mozilla 1.4. Before you install Mozilla 1.4. Rename /usr/bin/mozilla to /usr/bin/mozilla-1.2.

I suggest you don't use RPM files. Download archive files instead.
 
  


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