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Old 07-16-2011, 02:30 PM   #1
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upgrading firefox in slackward linux 12.2

I would like a very basic instruction on how to update the firefox browser to the latest versio. I have downloaded firefox-5.0.1.tar.bz2to the desktop.


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Old 07-16-2011, 10:38 PM   #2
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Unzip the slackbuild and move the downloaded bzip2 file into it.
I believe I last used this script for Firefox 3.6.11 (about when I last had 12.2 installed) so I can't guarantee that it will work for the latest version.
Run the slackbuild as root from the directery:
Then run:
upgradepkg /tmp/mozilla-firefox-5.0.1-i686-1.tgz
Old 07-16-2011, 10:49 PM   #3
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If you have problems with that just use the slackbuild from -current
Here is the directory:


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