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Old 07-01-2004, 03:31 AM   #1
flynnhandley
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installing applications


where should I install my applications to ? /usr/applications ??
 
Old 07-01-2004, 01:23 PM   #2
david_ross
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My advice would be:
/usr/local/appname

ie:
/usr/local/mozilla-1.7

Then symlink:
ln -s /usr/local/mozilla-1.7 /usr/local/mozilla

That way the current version is allways:
/usr/local/mozilla
 
  


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