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Old 09-12-2006, 11:35 AM   #1
zathrus
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Seamonkey in Mepis 6


Is it possible to install Seamonkey browser in Mepis 6 if so how do I do it. I tried synaptic/apt-get but that does not work. Thanks.
 
Old 09-12-2006, 02:55 PM   #2
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You could download it from the Mozilla website. Extract it using "tar zxvf seamokey-version.tar.gz". After that move the extracted directory (called seamonkey) to /opt or /usr/local. If you need a desktop shortcut or a KDE menu entry to start seamonkey, make sure you enter the command as /opt/seamonkey/seamonkey or if you put it in /usr/local, then the command would be /usr/local/seamonkey/seamonkey.
 
Old 09-12-2006, 06:41 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply, let me tell you what I did since I posted. I found a read me file and followed it every thing went fine until I got to #6, there I got the reply "no such file or directory". I am including the read me file below. Can you advise me further?


To install SeaMonkey by downloading the SeaMonkey installer, follow these steps:

1. Create a directory named seamonkey (mkdir seamonkey) and change to that directory (cd seamonkey).

2. Click the link on the site you're downloading SeaMonkey from to download the installer file (called seamonkey-x.xx.en-US.linux-i686.installer.tar.gz or similar) to your machine.

3. Change to the seamonkey directory (cd seamonkey) and decompress the archive with the following command:

tar zxvf sea*.tar.gz

The installer is now located in a subdirectory of seamonkey named seamonkey-installer.

4. Change to the seamonkey-installer directory (cd seamonkey-installer) and run the installer with the ./seamonkey-installer command.

5. Follow the instructions in the install wizard for installing SeaMonkey.

Note: If you have a slower machine, be aware that the installation may take some time. In this case, the installation progress may appear to hang indefinitely, even though the installation is still in process.

6. To start SeaMonkey, change to the directory where you installed it and run the ./seamonkey command.
 
Old 10-01-2006, 01:24 PM   #4
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Probably too late but I know the answer

If you went through the installation properly and got the prompts on where to put seamonkey then all you have to do is go to your panel and click to add a non-KDE application, then where it says executable browse to your seamonkey directory and pick the file you see that just says seamonkey and it will be a shell script, not seamonkey.bin, just semaonkey and it is a shell script. You can then also find the seamonkey icon where you see the icon to choose, just go to non-system icons and label your seamonkey icon also whatever you want to label it. Wala, you now have an icon on your panel to just press and fire up seamonkey!
 
  


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