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Old 08-28-2003, 08:28 AM   #1
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Unhappy netscape and redhat90

Hi, I am new with linux, i just installed netscape71 in redhat90 and now and dont know how to run netscape, where is the icon, etc. to double click and ready to go. please help me. thanks.
Old 08-28-2003, 09:15 AM   #2
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Did you install the RPM (.rpm) or the tarball (.tar.gz) ?

If it is the tarball (tar.gz), the icon does not get created automatically.
You will have to create it yourself.
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it was a direct download from the netscape site, .tar.gz then I just did tar -zxvf netscape-i386-pc-linux-gnu-installer.tar.gz and it ran i got installed, after that i dont know how to get the icon on the desktop or any link to it that will make it work, i have like a week working with linux i am pretty new to all this
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yes it is a tarball .tar.gz, i dont know what to do next, please help
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I also installed Netscape and wondered where it went.

In a terminal window try


should work...

Old 08-28-2003, 10:45 AM   #6
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I found the icon netscape inside

/usr/local/netscape/netscape but it ask me what do when i ckick on it then i select run and it runs, but when i copy the icon shell to the desktop then it doesnt work it opens just like text i guess it loses its properties outside its folder


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