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Ok, i had to adduser to group users to get it up and running, but i have some more questions to ask. When I am on my new user account and try to start Mozilla it won't load up (nothing happens). Also, every time i log out and log back on again i have to reset my background image (in root and user), it defauts itself to that ugly white screen. I don't know how to keep it the same all the time.
ok well with what you said, your going to have to elaborate ....
did you actually install mozilla ?
to double check ... if it is there, type mozilla in a terminal and see what the errors say ...
as of background, what desktop environment / window manager do you use ?
ok well lets back track cause you didn't answer any of my questions, and you didn't state if you get an error when you type the word mozilla in a terminal as a normal user, so just go back to my previous post, and answer the questions ... by what you just said gets us no farther ahead, other than the fact that we know mozilla is installed ...
This mozilla problem is a known issue under Slackware 9.1 - during the install it installs mozilla as root.
The best way to fix this without having the mess with file permissions (all my attempts were futile), is to download the Mozilla 1.6 installer from , http://www.mozilla.org, and follow the installation instructions on the site.
These consist of:
delete the old version ( /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4 i think is default for Slack 9.1), and when you install Mozilla 1.6, do:
su - , do not "su root"
and install as normal. If my understanding is correct, this gives global access to all users once installed. I don't know quite qhat su - does, but it worked for me!
I found that too, I think it is because 1.6 will not use my default system fonts, it wants to use it's own. I downloaded a theme called "smoke" from www.mozdev.org, looks quite similar to my old style!