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Old 03-18-2004, 03:46 PM   #1
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Firefox install not going well


Hey guys

I'm trying to get Firefox installed on my gentoo install.

I am trying to run the run-mozilla.sh script but it isn't working. THis is where I have go to so far:

root@archimedes firefox # sh run-mozilla.sh

run-mozilla.sh: Cannot execute .

I then tried to make it executable: chmod +x run-mozilla.sh but then it still didn't install.

Any suggestions?

Thanks Hamish
 
Old 03-18-2004, 03:48 PM   #2
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There really isn't anything to install with Firefox. You unpack the the tarball and then drop into the firefox directory and run ./firefox. I don't think you run the run-mozilla program.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 04:47 PM   #3
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just untar the file and it creates it's own firefox directory...click on the firefox shell and it should start for you...
 
Old 03-18-2004, 05:26 PM   #4
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Yup, you shouldn't run "run-mozilla.sh"
 
Old 03-19-2004, 06:39 AM   #5
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hey
Brilliant, I have it working now guys. THanks for the help. Is there any way to make it so that I can ALT+F2 and the type "firefox"? That is, not run it from a terminal.

Thanks
Hamish
 
Old 03-19-2004, 06:54 AM   #6
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Future reference for anyone else:

http://jetblackz.nabaza.org/Installi...laFirefox.html
 
Old 03-19-2004, 04:22 PM   #7
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Make a link to the firefox executable in /usr/bin or just add the firefox folder to your path.
 
Old 03-24-2004, 03:37 AM   #8
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hey

Brilliant. thanks very much for that. That worked.

Hamish
 
  


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