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Old 03-27-2004, 02:19 PM   #1
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how to insall firefox in (redhat 9)?

Salam to all,

i am trying to install firefox into my box(redhat9)

i dont know how to do it, can any one tell. the file is saved in a folder under root.

also i need to know how to uninstall the previous version of mozilla.
(i meant i need the command to run in the terminal).

Old 03-27-2004, 02:23 PM   #2
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Usually firefox is already in binary format so no need to compile it. Just untar it and then run it from the terminal or make a link to wherever you installed it to.
Old 03-27-2004, 02:32 PM   #3
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In a terminal type this:
rpm -e mozilla
(should uninstall it... not certain about Red Hat commands)

Then you should move the file back to your user directory, don't extract it under the root folder. If it says you dont have permission to extract it, in the terminal type:
chmod 777 FILENAME.tar.gz
(Make sure you are su)

Once it's extracted it will, as Tricky said, run on its own.


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