installed firefox package on slackware 10.0, i can't find it
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Why dont you download the Generic Linux Firefox tar.gz from mozilla.com??? it is the easiest thing... just untar to a folder... run firefox-installer... follow the on-screen instruccions... and that's it.
what window manager are you using ? just create a link on your deskbar or panel and link it to the firefox install directory.... e.g. if you installed firefox in /usr/local (this is where i usually install it)
Originally posted by brokenflea what window manager are you using ? just create a link on your deskbar or panel and link it to the firefox install directory.... e.g. if you installed firefox in /usr/local (this is where i usually install it)
the link would be: /usr/local/firefox/firefox
kde 3.2.3, and you have to give me more detailed steps here. total newb. sorry
Re: installed firefox package on slackware 10.0, i can't find it
Originally posted by salviadud *i don't like to reboot, i got wireless lan, it's painful to get online*
I'm new to slackware and wireless networking in Linux (I got a really cheap pentium 1 laptop), and the way I fixed the wireless issue is by putting the commands that configure my network into /etc/rc.d/rc.local
ifconfig wlan0 192.168.1.7 netmask 255.255.255.0 up
route add default gw 192.168.1.1 dev wlan0
I installed the lwlan package and am using a Linksys WPC11 wireless card. Hope this helps
EDIT: I just installed firefox, and the executable is mozilla-firefox. Run from the terminal (or add to a fluxbox/blackbox menu, run from a run dialog box):
You can use pkgtool. As root, run pkgtool, and one of the options in the menu will show you what files were installed by each Slackware package that you have installed. Find the right one, mozilla-firefox or whatever it is, and then type this: