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Old 07-14-2003, 06:55 PM   #1
fenderboy
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Question mozilla upgrade on RedHat 9


Brand new user. I have successfully installed RedHat 9 which included Mozilla 1.2.1. I want to upgrade the browser to v 1.4 but am not clear on the process or what specifically is needed.

I downloaded the RPM for 1.4, but the installation halts stating that other packages must be installed before the process can be completed. (some related to 1.4 and some to 1.2) I then downloaded the rest of the 1.4 RPMs but that didn't really help. I read the installation instructions, but found them to be very limited.

I'm an advanced windows user, but seriously out of my element here.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks

fenderboy
 
Old 07-14-2003, 07:00 PM   #2
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click the red exclamation point in the bottom right hand corner and it should open up the automatic updates, it can search for new packages for you. shouldnt be hard. it will install necessary packages along with it.
 
Old 07-14-2003, 10:25 PM   #3
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You'll probably need to meet Mozilla's dependency requirements, which can be done by downloading mozilla-nss, mozilla-nspr and mozilla-psm along with the normal mozilla-mail and chat RPM packages.

Afterwards, run a batch install of the RPMs by typing:

rpm -U mozilla*.rpm

The -U switch instructs RPM to upgrade from mozilla 1.2.1 to 1.4, which is what you want to do anyway. mozilla*.rpm tells it to upgrade all Mozilla RPMs at once.

Last edited by Moltag; 07-14-2003 at 10:27 PM.
 
Old 07-15-2003, 06:00 PM   #4
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Assuming your using KDE, open the konqueror file manager and in the location bar type:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linu...6/RedHat/RPMS/

In this directory you will find the Red Hat version of Mozilla-1.4-12
It may take a few tries to connect to the ftp server since it is very busy. Keep in mind, the RPMs found in this directory might not be stable. Stick with the Red Hat version of Mozilla and you shouldn't have any problems.

Last edited by solspin; 07-15-2003 at 06:03 PM.
 
  


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