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Old 01-07-2004, 02:45 AM   #1
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Question mozilla 1.5 default browser on fedora

I am running mozilla 1.4.1 (default browser) and mozilla 1.5 on fedora. How can i make the new mozilla 1.5 to be default?
Old 01-07-2004, 02:58 AM   #2
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my way.

mv oldmozilla to other name (eg. mozilla1.4) & put new mozilla path in your PATH
Old 01-07-2004, 12:43 PM   #3
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Re: mozilla 1.5 default browser on fedora

Originally posted by sebastiansosin
I am running mozilla 1.4.1 (default browser) and mozilla 1.5 on fedora. How can i make the new mozilla 1.5 to be default?
If you're using desktop or menu icons to reach your browser, you can also change the location that the icon image points to. For instance, I often run an alternative browser from /usr/mozilla/mozilla instead of /usr/bin/mozilla.
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I have same problem, I have updated links on desktop but for instance when your click on a link in emails, it automatically uses default 1.2 but I have latest 1.6 installed.
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First, check the version of default executable a-la /usr/bin/mozilla
Then, just find your new mozilla executable and rename old mozilla executable to other name(up to you). Then create symbolic link to your new mozilla executable with the name of your old mozilla executable.
For example:
Old mozilla executable /usr/bin/mozilla
New mozilla executable /usr/bin/mozilla-1.5
mv /usr/bin/mozilla /usr/bin/mozilla-old
ln -s /usr/bin/mozilla-1.5 /usr/bin/mozilla

Hope this helps.


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