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Old 05-04-2009, 05:53 AM   #1
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how to install Mozilla firefox 3 on Acer Aspire 1 running linux linpus lite


I downloaded firefox 3 on my Acer aspire one compact notebook(model ZG5) running linux linpus lite.I opened the file with xarchiver,all the files are opened but don't know where to go from here to start the installation.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 06:03 AM   #2
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You should use yum instead of downloading the file.

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Old 05-04-2009, 06:12 AM   #3
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You should use yum instead of downloading the file.

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Where do I type the line:su yum install firefox
 
Old 05-04-2009, 06:16 AM   #4
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danne123 was referring to a command line tool.

You'll have to open a terminal to do that command.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 06:34 AM   #5
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Ohhh, I forget to say: to open terminal press alt + F2 and there you write xfterm4 then write the command that I told you earlier.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 07:18 AM   #6
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Check the links in my signature for info on installing FF3 and more on the Acer aspire One


Start with the tweaks and hacks links..

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Old 05-04-2009, 08:50 AM   #7
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Ohhh, I forget to say: to open terminal press alt + F2 and there you write xfterm4 then write the command that I told you earlier.
I went to terminal and typed the command as highlighted in red

[root@localhost user]# yum install firefox3

After I typed the command this is what it showed :
fedora 100% |=========================| 2.1 kB 00:00
updates 100% |=========================| 2.6 kB 00:00
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
No package firefox3 available.
Nothing to do
[root@localhost user]#
 
Old 05-04-2009, 08:58 AM   #8
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Take a look at
http://jorge.ulver.no/2008/08/06/ace...allingFirefox3
 
Old 05-04-2009, 01:17 PM   #9
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Thanks for the link it was very useful and I found what I was looking for.Infact I got more than what I was looking for.
 
  


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