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Old 07-17-2004, 11:22 AM   #1
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firefox help


I installed the firefox package from linuxpackages.net and used installpkg to install. I was wonder where it installs the files and how to start it. I don't even know where it installed.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:28 AM   #2
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Old 07-17-2004, 11:35 AM   #3
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The thing is I used installpkg and I didn't extract it the way you said. All I need to know is the command to run it. Like with Mplayer, I used installpkg to install the package and in console had to type in gmplayer to get it running. I type in mozilla to get mozilla running. I try firefoxcommand, but it's not a command. It would also be nice to know where these packages extract to and install.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 12:06 PM   #4
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Sorry misunderstood, all I can suggest is try 'locate firefox' on the command line see what results you get

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You should download the tarball.

Then tar -xzvf <firefox file>.
Then, cd <firefox tarball output directory>
Then you should do a ./firefox-installer (or something close to that, do tab complete for the exact file name).
Then if it doesn't give you a link within your GUI, go to /usr/bin and there should be a firefox shell script, either execute sh <firefox shell file> at the command prompt, or find the file and double click on it.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 02:56 PM   #6
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Found it with locate command thanks. It was "mozilla-firefox."

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