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Old 06-09-2005, 02:26 AM   #1
richo7
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Installing Firefox into usr/local


Just trying to install firefox into the usr/local location but it always cums up with
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error 624 cant make destination directory. please try another directory
and i dont really want it sitting in my Home folder... so any help on that?
 
Old 06-09-2005, 02:55 AM   #2
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usr is a sub-directory of root (/) so the correct format is /usr/local
 
Old 06-09-2005, 03:06 AM   #3
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yea ok, went to that location tried to open up a new folder and said ¨access denied¨ and still get the same message when trying to install it in there
 
Old 06-09-2005, 03:23 AM   #4
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You need to be root to do this so if you are using the console do su at the prompt and you'll ne asked for your root password and then do the install.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 03:30 AM   #5
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aaahh that has solved everything thanks yea i wasn´t too sure how to be in root, but u´ve cleared alot of things up thankyou
 
  


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