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Old 06-28-2003, 07:07 PM   #1
EmmettHR
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Mozilla Upgrade Installation


I installed Slackware 9 and downloaded Mozilla's upgrade. I am new to Linux so I am confused about how the upgradepkg deal works. In windows - it was all so easy with their instant install. Would someone be so kind to just outline the steps from download thru install for s/w upgrades ... such as mozilla. TIA, Emmett
 
Old 06-28-2003, 07:58 PM   #2
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Did you download mozilla source, a binary?

You only use the upgradepkg command if you are upgrading a Slackware packages with another Slackware package.

If its just a binary tarball, which is what I think mozilla usually distributes, just remove the mozilla package and unpack the mozilla tarball.

If you want a Slackware package of the new version of mozilla, get it from

http://www3.linuxpackages.net/packag...obert/mozilla/

In my experience though, it doesnt really matter if you do an upgradepkg or if you uninstall the old one and install the new version.
 
  


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