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Old 02-15-2006, 06:08 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by musictech
Success!!! Firefox is now working as I wanted it to. I also tried to install VNC but can't seem to locate where the file to start it is. I found a file under /usr but it doesn't have any start scripts. Any guesses?

Also it seems that I installed a lot more things that are on the start menu. How do I access those programs?

If you need any help with getting java to work under firefox, just let me know.
Old 02-15-2006, 06:13 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by musictech
I also tried to install VNC but can't seem to locate where the file to start it is. I found a file under /usr but it doesn't have any start scripts. Any guesses?
you can try in a konsole:
whereis <someprogramname>
whereis vnc
apropos vnc
might help.
Old 02-15-2006, 07:33 AM   #18
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Ahh, wasn't aware they hadn't added 1.5 to your repos yet!

That is the one downside to using a package management system, you always have to wait for you package maintainers to put the package in the repo. Or, you can build it yourself.
Old 02-15-2006, 01:29 PM   #19
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Hold on... you're using SUSE? Firefox comes already installed. If you didn't select it from YaST during setup, here's what you do.

1. Open YaST.

2. Go to "Install or Remove Packages."

3. In the search bar, type in "Firefox" (no quotes).

4. You should see it pop up on the right. Check the box and hit next.

That should do it.


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