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Old 07-01-2003, 06:14 PM   #1
Q-Bert
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instaling problem


ok hand up im stuck so does anybody know off any linux sites were i can start to learn the basics about his OP??? ideally one wae a complete FOOLS guide to installing software bad i know but man wat a strange OP

OH and i use the KDE interface if that makes any diff.

im tryimg this to see if i can install sommit

To install Mozilla by downloading the Mozilla installer,
follow these steps:

1. Create a directory named mozilla (mkdir mozilla)
and change to that directory (cd mozilla).

2. Click the link on the site you're downloading
Mozilla from to download the installer file
(called mozilla-1686-pc-linux-gnu-installer.tar.gz)
to your machine.

3. Change to the mozilla directory (cd mozilla) and
decompress the archive with the following command:

tar zxvf moz*.tar.gz

The installer is now located in a subdirectory of
Mozilla named mozilla-installer.

4. Change to the mozilla-installer directory
(cd mozilla-installer) and run the installer with the
./mozilla-installer command.

5. Follow the instructions in the install wizard for
installing Mozilla.


but in gnome wat program do i type this in
cd mozilla-installer and cd mozilla if i can find that i think ill be ok.......................................well ya like to think so


soz this prob should be in the newbiw forum sorry folk

Last edited by Q-Bert; 07-01-2003 at 06:19 PM.
 
Old 07-01-2003, 06:29 PM   #2
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Hi,

try to start a shell, xterm, eterm ...

cu
 
Old 07-01-2003, 06:34 PM   #3
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What version of gnome are you using? If Mozilla isn't already listed in the menu, you should be able to just type "mozilla &" at the command line if it's in your path. If it's not, find out where the binary is (for instance: ~/.mozilla/mozilla ) and just type the full path/filename and it should work.
 
  


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