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i'm running Mandrake 9.0 and i am having problems installing(?) thunderbird. i have the folder unzipped/packed, but i can't find anything to run it. i've went in the folder and clicked on everything to get it up and going(worked for firebird)...can anyone help?
ok this would be alot more painless if we do this from the terminal...so open up your terminal, and go into the untarred folder, and read the file called INSTALL....if that doesn't exist still try what i will say below...
typically (if the file is there) they'll tell you to do:
su -c "make install"
type root password
so first and foremost, just check and see if there is a file called:
in the folder and if so, do what i said above, if not post the contents of the folder:
will show what we need to see...
i've installed thunderbird recently, and you can't launch it by clicking on it in a gui, you have to type thunderbird in a terminal (inside the directory). alternatively, you can right-click on the desktop or panel and add launcher, then link it to that file. then you can just click the launcher and presto!