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Old 07-03-2008, 01:27 AM   #31
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Now type both of:

uname -a
file /opt/firefox/*
 
Old 07-03-2008, 01:39 AM   #32
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Now type both of:

uname -a
file /opt/firefox/*
ok:

Code:
[reps911@localhost Desktop]$ uname -a
Linux localhost 2.6.23-9.ydl6.1 #1 SMP Sat Jan 26 20:16:15 EST 2008 ppc64 ppc64 ppc64 GNU/Linux
[reps911@localhost Desktop]$ file /opt/firefox/*
/opt/firefox/application.ini:                 ASCII English text
/opt/firefox/blocklist.xml:                   XML 1.0 document text
/opt/firefox/browserconfig.properties:        ASCII text
/opt/firefox/chrome:                          directory
/opt/firefox/components:                      directory
/opt/firefox/crashreporter:                   ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, stripped
/opt/firefox/crashreporter.ini:               UTF-8 Unicode English text
/opt/firefox/crashreporter-override.ini:      ASCII English text
/opt/firefox/defaults:                        directory
/opt/firefox/dictionaries:                    directory
/opt/firefox/extensions:                      directory
/opt/firefox/firefox:                         Bourne shell script text executable
/opt/firefox/firefox-bin:                     ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, stripped
/opt/firefox/greprefs:                        directory
/opt/firefox/icons:                           directory
/opt/firefox/libfreebl3.chk:                  data
/opt/firefox/libfreebl3.so:                   ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libjemalloc.so:                  ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libmozjs.so:                     ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libnspr4.so:                     ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libnss3.so:                      ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libnssckbi.so:                   ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libnssdbm3.so:                   ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libnssutil3.so:                  ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libplc4.so:                      ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libplds4.so:                     ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libsmime3.so:                    ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libsoftokn3.chk:                 data
/opt/firefox/libsoftokn3.so:                  ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libsqlite3.so:                   ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libssl3.so:                      ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libxpcom.so:                     ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/libxul.so:                       ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), stripped
/opt/firefox/modules:                         directory
/opt/firefox/mozilla-xremote-client:          ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, stripped
/opt/firefox/old-homepage-default.properties: ASCII text
/opt/firefox/platform.ini:                    ASCII text
/opt/firefox/plugins:                         directory
/opt/firefox/README.txt:                      ASCII text
/opt/firefox/removed-files:                   ASCII text
/opt/firefox/res:                             directory
/opt/firefox/run-mozilla.sh:                  Bourne shell script text executable
/opt/firefox/searchplugins:                   directory
/opt/firefox/Throbber-small.gif:              GIF image data, version 89a, 16 x 16
/opt/firefox/updater:                         ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, stripped
/opt/firefox/updater.ini:                     UTF-8 Unicode English text
[reps911@localhost Desktop]$ /opt/firefox/firefox
 
Old 07-03-2008, 01:41 AM   #33
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There's your problem. You have INTEL binaries, but a PowerPC system! No go man, won't workie, kaput.

Download the correct binaries for your architecture.
 
Old 07-03-2008, 01:47 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by Mr. C. View Post
There's your problem. You have INTEL binaries, but a PowerPC system! No go man, won't workie, kaput.

Download the correct binaries for your architecture.
awwww crud! alright thanx a bunch for your help i'm calling it a night. before i go though... do i have to download a version of firefox3.0 for the power PC or do I have to find the correct binaries for the PPC architecture separately... and if so where can I find them??? thanx again for all the help, and I promise to learn more about linux... probably gonna take a class...


Okay I found the info I need here:
http://www.ppcnux.com/?q=firefox3-co...-linux-powerpc
I'm gonna need some help understanding it... maybey t/m i'm going to bed...

Last edited by Reps911; 07-03-2008 at 01:53 AM.
 
Old 07-03-2008, 01:52 AM   #35
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I don't know where you get your PowerPC binaries. Check with your distro.
Not only does the architecture have to match, but there may be different
tar bundles for a given OS and/or release..
 
Old 07-05-2008, 12:42 AM   #36
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How'd it go?
 
  


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