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Old 03-18-2005, 06:51 AM   #1
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how to set mozilla 1.4 as a default browser in solaris 8

I am having solaris 8 (sparc) on sun blade 100. i have installed Mozilla 1.4 and its patches. Can any one of you let me know how to make mozilla 1.4 as a default browser for solais.

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Assuming you mean the default web client under CDE, I guess you can patch the /usr/dt/bin/sdtwebclient shell script to insert "mozilla" before "netscape sdthotjava hotjava" (bList variable).
Then make sure mozilla is in your .profile PATH and .dtprofile has "DTSOURCEPROFILE=true".
This would be lost should a CDE patch restore this script though.
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how to set mozilla 1.4 as a default browser in solaris 8

I have added the path, and made the respectvie enty in sdtwebclient. But after that when i click on Web Browser it says cannot execute mozilla.

my mozilla installed path is /usr/mozilla/sfw/lib/mozilla

when i say echo $PATH it shows me that the path is added, aslo when i say which mozilla,
it shows me the path /usr/mozilla/sfw/lib/mozilla.

when i run the script manually, from the directory, it executes mozilla.

what next to be done.....

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Try adding /usr/mozilla/sfw/lib as the very first path to search, in PATH variable of /usr/dt/bin/sdtwebclient file. It should be something like:

PATH=/usr/mozilla/sfw/lib:<rest of the search path>


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