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Old 08-14-2004, 04:36 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Sweden
Distribution: Mandrake 10.1
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Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird

i can't simply not get the installations for Firefox and Thunderbird on my OS ( Mandrake 10.0 Official)

when i start the installations files it only start a window for 1 ns and then i quit. When i did check the requiements for the programs it told that it was used on Redhat 8.0, Is this why i can't install the programs?
Old 08-14-2004, 07:03 AM   #2
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I didn't actually think there was an installer for Thunderbird - only firefox and mozilla.

If you start the programs from a terminal do you get any output at all?
Old 08-14-2004, 11:40 AM   #3
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i use Whitebox (only thing close is that it also uses RPMs to install packets) but with yum i was able to install thunderbird. i was unsuccessful getting firefox to install via yum and have not downloaded the to try to install it that way.
Old 08-14-2004, 11:52 AM   #4
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get the right rpms for Mandrake using urpmi and your problem will be solved. To find out how to configure urpmi, go to


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