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Old 04-11-2003, 10:23 AM   #1
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Installing Mozilla

I have Red Hat 8.0 and wish to upgrade my browser from Mozilla 1.0 to 1.3
Do I have to install it as root?
Thanks for any help
Old 04-11-2003, 10:31 AM   #2
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yes, during the install it needs write access to places that the normal user account doesn't have.
Old 04-11-2003, 10:33 AM   #3
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this is general hint for installing any prg

cos make install need root access to be done
Old 04-11-2003, 10:18 PM   #4
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Thanks for the answers. I downloaded the tar.gz file under my user account but when I log in as root its not there. What do I need to do? Sorry for the dumb questions.
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You need to go into the directory where you downloaded them to. If your username was joe then you would do:

cd /home/joe


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