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How do you install firefox 23 on Slack14? I download it, firefox-23.0.1.tar.bz2, and placed it in /usr/lib64/firefox-23.0.1. moved old /usr/bin/firefox to firefox.old and linked /usr/bin/firefox to the new 23 directory.
All I get when I execute is
bash: ./firefox: No such file or directory
Are you sure it doesn't? It seemed possible that it would if the issue was that the wrong (32-bit vs 64-bit) binary was installed.
And, why only 17 available for Slackware 14?
Because there is an issue with it crashing on KDE if oxygen-gtk2 is installed. Since Slackware 14.0 installs oxygen-gtk2 by default, it's not appropriate for a security patch. Those shouldn't require an existing package to be removed in order to work.
Since Firefox 23.x conflicts with 'oxygen-gtk2' but if I'm using Xfce on Slackware 14, then it (23 from current) should be ok?
not tried with the current package, but the problem manifests on slackware64-14.0 (not on 32bit) with a package built on that platform if using oxygen-gtk2 as a theme also outside kde (there is the default).