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Old 03-03-2004, 10:04 PM   #1
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Hello all,

I just finished downloading and installing Mozilla 1.6 on my RH8.
I have all the plugins and everything else working EXCEPT,
I can't figure out how to get the icon in my panel to open the
new mozilla, it reverts to the old one.

Now, I know I can just change the file it points to, except then
I will only be able to click it once, and then, I'll need to use the
file -> new -> new window to get a new window, because clicking
the icon again will prompt for a new profile.

Further, there is some strange command there... "htmlview %u"
which I guess is a variable?? Can I change that in some way?


Old 03-03-2004, 11:01 PM   #2
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change the path to /usr/bin/mozilla-1.6 or whatever it's called
Old 03-03-2004, 11:07 PM   #3
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to expand on that, you should be able to right click on the panel icon and get it's properties where you change the command to use (if you used the installer from mozilla without changing the default install directory) /usr/local/mozilla/mozilla %u. i'm guessing you're using kde due to the %u thing you're seeing in the command. as far as the new profile when you click the moz link while moz is already open, that's normal behavior for mozilla. if you need to open a new browser window, ctrl+n works just for opening a new window. ctrl+t opens up a new tab in the focused window.
Old 03-04-2004, 12:23 AM   #4
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yeah, probably all of those things work....actually using gnome...
turns out all I had to do is make a sym-link to the new executable
in /usr/bin and by luck or by all works...


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