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Old 08-16-2015, 11:55 AM   #1
wetlands
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Install Iceweasel


I want to install iceweasel on Mint 17.
apt-get install iceweasel is giving me;
Code:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting 'firefox' instead of 'iceweasel'
firefox is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
I know iceweasel is just a rebranding of firefox. Still wanna use it though.
Alas, I can find so many ways to install iceweasel. However I've no clue, which is recent enough for me to use.

Can someone help me out?
 
Old 08-16-2015, 12:33 PM   #2
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I searched at this site
http://pkgs.org/
selecting Debian Sid, the latest version. I got
http://pkgs.org/debian-sid/debian-ma...amd64.deb.html
Near the bottom of the page is a download button.

To install, ignore their instructions and use
sudo dpkg -i full_path_of_your_downloaded_deb
 
  


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