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Put it where you want. I suppose the equivalent to "C:/Program Files/" would be /usr/lib but it's quite common to put things in /usr/local/lib or /opt/lib too. I find it easier to leave some things in my home folder sometimes. It depends whether they need to be available to other people and how long they'll be around for. How often do you update Firefox?
Executable files have their executable bit set in the permission flags. When you type ls, if you have colour, they will show up in a special colour. If you type ls -l, they will look something like -rwxr-xr-x instead of -rw-r--r-- (the x means executable).
For firefox, the executable you want to run is called firefox.
Originally posted by Andrew Benton Put it where you want. I suppose the equivalent to "C:/Program Files/" would be /usr/lib but it's quite common to put things in /usr/local/lib or /opt/lib too. I find it easier to leave some things in my home folder sometimes. It depends whether they need to be available to other people and how long they'll be around for. How often do you update Firefox?
Thanks for the info. Yes I agree with that. I will upgrade Firefox whenever there is a new version.
In firefox, the equivalent of the (.exe) is "firefox", I am not sure what is the extension is. For right now I put firefox in my home folder. I will play around a bit to be more comfortable with this system.
If you right click on the Kmenu you can select the option Menu Editor, from there you can make a link to firefox and make a pretty icon in your menu, just amke a new item and in the command box just put in the dir you put it in and tell it to run firefox