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download the file to the desktop or where ever you want it, double click on it to open it, drag the folder called firefox-installer to the desktop. Double click and open that and click and open the firefox-installer file and it will show the installer and i'm sure you can do the rest.
Ace2005, can you install it this way systemwide? I don't think so, 'cause you will run that file as normal user.
I don't thing logging in as root on KDE or Gnome or whatever, doing that stufff, logging out and logging in as normal user in your WM is a more easier way.
For installing Firefox for only that user...yes it's the most easy way
To set up the icon on the desktop, right click on the desktop, create new, file, Link to Application... Then call it firefox, go to the application tab click Browse, navigate to the firefox file and click ok. I installed it in /home/ace/Firefox/ so '/home/ace/Firefox/firefox' appeared in the box. Go back to the general tab click on the icon, select the firefox icon and you are done
How did you solve the mandrake install crash thing?
Originally posted by scuzzman Also - that will not place icons where needed. Nor will it create shortcuts.
All that will do is install it - still leaving the user to have to type "/path/to/firefox &" at a console to launch.
I dont use the console to launch anything, i just put an icon on the deskop, but i use opera as my web browser and not firefox, it's nicer and it came as an rpm, i love rpm's
I like firefox but everytime i middle clicked it tried to go to the site, but opera had panning i use that all the time, i dont know how to use that in firefox though, the first time i middle clicked it asked me to configure the middle click options