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Originally posted by ilovelagar [snip]
ilovelagar@linux:~/Program Files/Mozilla FireFox> ./firefox
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: XDM authorization key matches an existing client!
This suggests that you already have firefox running. Type the command
(Of course, this begs the question of why firefox didn't just connect to the running process. Unless, perhaps, it was running for a different user? But then it should have just asked you ffor a different profile.)
I do note that you installed firefox to a local, user, directory rather than in the usual /usr/bin directory. Did you have some reason to restrict firefox to a single user id?
why dont you just install suse 10.0 (NOT 10.1: its buggy) and then use the firefox that is already on there? If you download the DVD for Suse 10.0 all the software you will most likely need is provided on the DVD- and avaliable in the install process.
For Firefox - let the computer do the work for you. Use 'Find Files/Folders' in the "K" menu:
Type firefox in the top line, and just put the symbol / in the second line. It may take a while, but it will find the firefox executable. If firefox doesn't work, try mozilla-firefox.
If you have just downloaded it and not seen it since, it may just be in your home directory or in a /tmp folder. Then run the executable.
It should be put into a folder in /usr/bin, but it will still work from wherever it is, it will just be untidy.
Then right-click on the "K", and select 'Menu Editor'. That should be self-explanatory. Just make sure the path is exactly the same as the place where you found firefox.
Then right click on the panel and select 'Panel Menu', and add firefox to it. You may have to make room for it to fit.
Finally drag the symbol up onto the desktop and choose 'copy here'.