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Old 01-12-2011, 02:24 PM   #1
William B Mauk
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want to update Firefox.


I download new versions of Firefox, extract them but don't know how to install them.
 
Old 01-12-2011, 02:27 PM   #2
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You don't need to install it, just go to the directory created by the tarfile,
and run firefox
Code:
/dir-where-you-extracted-firefox/firefox/firefox
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Old 01-12-2011, 02:34 PM   #3
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I'm a newbie, remember?!

What means; "just go to the directory created by the tarfile" Where is directory, what is tarfile?
 
Old 01-12-2011, 02:38 PM   #4
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Go to the directory where you downloaded the file
then do
Code:
tar -xvjf firefox-blabla-tar.bz2
cd firefox
./firefox
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Old 01-12-2011, 03:29 PM   #5
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ok. let's get it simpler. this can be done without the command line .

1download the firefox from the mozilla site to your desktop .

2on your dekstop you should have a file now named firefox and there says it's version in the name ..

3right click on that file and click °extract file here° if you see that option . if not , then double click on it.

4if the right click thing worked , go in the decompressed directory , should be named firefox . find a file named firefox and double click on it . it should be firefox with no other thing around

55with double click , look on top of the windows that just opened . there should be some extract here or something like that option.

if that worked , follow option 4 from the second sentence to the end .
 
Old 01-12-2011, 03:46 PM   #6
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you are running fedora ( the icon under your name )
fedora 14 has the newest ( or will in a week or two )
just update it !!!
Code:
su -
yum update
 
  


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