LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-28-2003, 09:28 AM   #1
alechev
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy netscape and redhat90


Hi, I am new with linux, i just installed netscape71 in redhat90 and now and dont know how to run netscape, where is the icon, etc. to double click and ready to go. please help me. thanks.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 10:15 AM   #2
Mathieu
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2001
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Distribution: RedHat, Fedora, CentOS, SUSE
Posts: 1,403

Rep: Reputation: 46
Did you install the RPM (.rpm) or the tarball (.tar.gz) ?

If it is the tarball (tar.gz), the icon does not get created automatically.
You will have to create it yourself.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 11:08 AM   #3
alechev
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Posts: 5

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
it was a direct download from the netscape site, .tar.gz then I just did tar -zxvf netscape-i386-pc-linux-gnu-installer.tar.gz and it ran i got installed, after that i dont know how to get the icon on the desktop or any link to it that will make it work, i have like a week working with linux i am pretty new to all this
 
Old 08-28-2003, 11:09 AM   #4
alechev
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Posts: 5

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
yes it is a tarball .tar.gz, i dont know what to do next, please help
 
Old 08-28-2003, 11:16 AM   #5
jpohara
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2002
Location: Lynbrook, NY
Distribution: Fedora Core 1
Posts: 85

Rep: Reputation: 15
I also installed Netscape and wondered where it went.

In a terminal window try

/usr/local/netscape/netscape

should work...

cheers
 
Old 08-28-2003, 11:45 AM   #6
alechev
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Posts: 5

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
I found the icon netscape inside

/usr/local/netscape/netscape but it ask me what do when i ckick on it then i select run and it runs, but when i copy the icon shell to the desktop then it doesnt work it opens just like text i guess it loses its properties outside its folder
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
netscape and redhat90 alechev Linux - Newbie 0 08-28-2003 09:22 AM
Import Netscape 4.75 Windows e-mails to Netscape 7.02 Linux Odan Linux - Newbie 1 08-22-2003 02:12 AM
Netscape??! SnowSurfAir Linux - Software 3 08-08-2003 04:32 PM
Netscape 4.73/windows e-mails to Netscape 7.02/Linux(SuSE 8.0/8.1)?? Odan Linux - Software 1 07-15-2003 01:51 PM
Netscape joeca12 Linux - Software 1 12-16-2002 06:33 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:12 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration