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Old 10-07-2005, 01:57 PM   #1
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How do you launch Mozilla Firefox from the command line ?

....e.g. How do you launch Mozilla Firefox from the command line ?

Also, do you need to have a window manager running to launch it ?

....(sorry) and what is the Linux equivalent of the DOS 'path' command ?

I can do :

$ man linux_equivalent_of_path

but don't know what it is.

Old 10-07-2005, 02:06 PM   #2
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on slackware (YMMV) you can launch it with a:
to see your path just echo the variable:
echo $PATH
and yes, i would think firefox depends on you having a window manager running as it's a GUI app...

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