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Old 10-17-2006, 06:08 AM   #1
nevxille
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installing firefox-2.0rc3.tar.gz


i have downloaded firefox-2.0rc3.tar.gz
i've used the tar -zxvf firefox-2.0rc3.tar.gz
a new dir called firefox has been created ...now what??
i ran the ./configure ...and i get his error:
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
any help appreciated
thks
 
Old 10-17-2006, 06:30 AM   #2
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You just need to run ./firefox to start it.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 06:52 AM   #3
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still getting problem

firefox]# ./firefox

getting this error now :

./firefox-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
 
Old 10-17-2006, 07:35 AM   #4
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You need that library. Use your distro's package manager to install it.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 09:12 AM   #5
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I always had those errors on FC ( since i think they use more cutting edge libraries, and defunk ones quicker).

There are usually compat libraries in the package manager that resolve these errors.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 09:45 AM   #6
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nexville, please let us know what Linux distribution you are using (better still put it in your profile). This makes it easier for people to give you accurate responses to your questions.
 
Old 10-18-2006, 02:16 AM   #7
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using redhat EL4, what is distro pkg manager?
 
Old 10-18-2006, 04:48 AM   #8
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Since you are using RHEL4, you need to install a package called compat-libstdc++-33 in order for Firefox to work properly.

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what is distro pkg manager?
It is a tool (or set of tools) use to manage packages on your system i.e. install, remove, query packages etc. On RHEL4, you use rpm and an up2date.
 
  


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