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well, i'm not sure what's going on, but is there suposed to be a " oji.so" at the end of those pathnames? it looks like there's a space between the n and the o, which might be causing trouble. otherwise, i guess i would just make sure that the directory and file that you're trying to link to exist, and whatnot. you might ls -al that file to see it's properties and see if anything jumps out at you.
what is the file system type of the partition where you have firefox installed? If it's fat32 by any chance, you won't be able to create symlinks - and it's got to be a symlink for java; copying the thing won't do.
I seem to have forgotten why its formatted that way. After giving some thought, I think I will reformat it. This wasn't a system partition, just one I created for important files. That way I can nuke my os partitions if I want and don't have to worry about losing anything.
thats what I thought at first, but I have win2k on a completely separate box, with another fat32 data partition on it, accessible to linux via smbfs. The data partition on my linux box is soley for linux os's, so I guess theres no real need for it to be fat32.
Originally posted by wi_slacker thats what I thought at first, but I have win2k on a completely separate box, with another fat32 data partition on it, accessible to linux via smbfs. The data partition on my linux box is soley for linux os's, so I guess theres no real need for it to be fat32.
If you're accessing the Win2k computer via smb, then it can be NTFS if you'd like. It only needs to be FAT32 if you actually mount it onto your file systems rather than just seeing it as a networked hard drive.
Originally posted by bugsbunny There is actually a plugin package for firefox at http://www.linuxpackages.net/. just download and install and thats it.
... Or you could do the following:
as a user, untar the package with "tar -zxf" or "tar -jxf", depending on which file format it's in.
As root, mv the new directory and its contents to /usr/local/lib and then run ln -s /usr/local/lib/FireFox/FireFox /usr/local/bin/FireFox, or whatever the path is to the program. Then chmod 755 the symbolic link, and you're set. No pre-packaged stuff from linuxquestions, and only stuff that comes directly from mozilla.org