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Old 08-17-2006, 01:03 AM   #1
amolgupta
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i had fire fox a very old one on fc4, in un installed it using yum downloded the new


i had fire fox a very old one on fc4, in un installed it using yum downloded the new source am able to run it as a script it detcts my old configs too but un able ti inatall it
you know what i mean is that i dont know whare it should be installed and i want it like i type fire fox on console (any where and fire fox runs
pls help me
 
Old 08-17-2006, 01:10 AM   #2
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Old 08-17-2006, 11:54 AM   #3
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You don't have to install anything, just uncompress the folder you download, which it seems you've figured out since you say you can run it as a script. The location doesn't really matter that much, though the "normal" location for self-contained programs like this is /opt.

I can think of two ways to get the the single command to work for this. One would be to to add the directory to your path, I'm not remembering the exact process to do this right now though. The second option is to make a symbolic link in one of the normal command locations to the script. The exact location may be slightly different but this can be done by typing "ln -s /opt/firefox/bin/firefox /usr/bin/firefox" This will have to be done as root though.
 
  


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