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Old 02-17-2004, 04:54 AM   #1
dirtbox
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Installing over old programs??


Hello there fellow linux pals,

I have only been using linux for around 5 months so im such a noob, but the thing is i recently downloaded the recent release of mozilla and tried to install it over my old version, it worked for that session but once i logged in again it reverted back to the old version, is there any way that i could make this permanent.

any help would be great

using RH 9

pitty my poor little noob brain.

 
Old 02-17-2004, 05:11 AM   #2
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rpm -Uvh mozilla....

That will update the RPM as opposed to installing a duplicate.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 05:15 AM   #3
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