Originally posted by Clazzy
I finally got it working today! Thank you very much for all of your help, now if only it would let me upgrade to the latest version of Firefox in it...
I´ll tell you what every person that has never used Mandrake before should know.
1 -> To upgrade your software and / or install new packages you need to configure a program called urpmi. To configure this program you should type "Easy URPMI" on Google and follow the instructions on the easy urpmi site (http://urpmi.notix.net/
is one of the easy urpmi sites).
To configure urpmi you must be root, so enter the terminal and type:
--> your password
urpmi.removemedia cdrom1 cdrom2 cdrom3 (I use this to install stuff from the only from the internet, not from the cds, because the stuff on the internet is newer)
Now type the commands the easy urpmi website have you
2 -> To install your programs you should Click the Menu button (right botton part of the screen, similtar to "start" button) ---> Configurations ---> Software
There are some options here:
Review installed programs
Install new programs
and some other, may correspond to the correct text because my Mandrake is in portuguese
Using this menu you can install / uninstall software using a very easy graphical interface.
3 --> Remove the "update" button on the system tray. That button will ask you to pay mandriva some money to update your system, but you don´t need that, because you correctly configured urpmi
4 --> To answer your doubt, now that you configured urpmi you can go Menu --> Configure ---> Software ---> Install new software
And then look for the firefox or mozilla-firefox and install that. It should upgrade your firefox. You can use that screen to update many other programs.