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Old 01-06-2014, 08:13 PM   #1
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tar.bz2 file extraction and running help


i've downloaded Seamonkey and extracted the files into a folder in my 'home' folder, but i'm not sure how i can run the program?

this is probaly very easy, but i don't know my way around the Terminal to do this. plus i would like a icon in my start menu so all i have to do is click something.

any help would be greatly received
 
Old 01-06-2014, 08:29 PM   #2
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Seeing that you use Mint, the proper way to install Seamonkey is to use your package manager.
While it is simple to start Seamonkey from the folder you extracted (just double-click on it) it will be more complicated to add it to your menu. This will be done automatically if you use the package manager.
 
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:45 PM   #3
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Seeing that you use Mint, the proper way to install Seamonkey is to use your package manager.
While it is simple to start Seamonkey from the folder you extracted (just double-click on it) it will be more complicated to add it to your menu. This will be done automatically if you use the package manager.
i would love to do that, but, its not in the package manager
 
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Now I am surprised by that, but indeed it seems like Seamonkey was removed for whatever reason after Ubuntu 10.04. I also couldn't find an up to date PPA for it.
So you have to add Seamonkey to the menu manually. I don't use Mint and have no experience with Cinnamon, but I am pretty sure that something like a menu editor exists. Sorry, can't help with that.
 
  


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