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Old 11-04-2003, 12:25 PM   #1
Doug.Gentry
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Cool Un-installing mozilla 1.2.1


Hi everyone.

I would like to install the newest version of mozilla. In reading the how to install pages it states I should first un-install all previous versions of the browser.

But in the pages I've read so far it gives me nary a clue on how to do that. It just tells me I should do it but not say how to do it.

Thanks for all your help.

I'll continue to search for the answer.

Doug
 
Old 11-04-2003, 12:31 PM   #2
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If you're using SUSE, you can probably use rpm (man rpm).

First of all, find out what's installed...

rpm -qa | grep -i mozilla

Then to remove the packages...

rpm -e <package-name>

John
 
Old 11-04-2003, 12:34 PM   #3
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is that version you want to uninstall installed by rpm? if you install the newest version of mozilla using mozilla's installer, you don't actually need to uninstall your previous version. and i wouldn't suggest uninstalling it either as galeon requires this version of mozilla to run. basically, you're version of mozilla should be installed in /usr/lib/mozilla-1.2.1

while installing the newest version of mozilla (version 1.5) using mozilla's installer will install it in /usr/local/mozilla. the command to run this version is /usr/local/mozilla/mozilla. i myself have 3 versions of mozilla installed with no problems, but i also only use the newest version.

to get java working you may need to upgrade your java version too (1.4.2_01 is the minimum) and follow these directions:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=112281
 
  


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