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Old 03-16-2009, 06:58 AM   #1
john smith
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problem in istalling firefox 3


i have downloaded firefox 3 which is fireox-3.0.7.tar.bz2 file.then i copied the file to /usr/firefox3 n then from terminal i runthe command
tar -xjvf firefox-3.0.7.tar.bz2
and all files decompress into a folder firefox now what i should do to install it.
 
Old 03-16-2009, 07:15 AM   #2
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There is no need to install it, just run:
Code:
/usr/firefox3/firefox/firefox
to launch firefox
 
Old 03-16-2009, 11:55 AM   #3
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actually i dont want to run it from terminal .i want it to run icon on desktop but i cant find any icon on my deskton or in internet applications
 
Old 03-16-2009, 12:13 PM   #4
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You can use the package manager of your distro to install the firefox package, that will create the needed icons, shortcuts etc.
 
Old 03-16-2009, 12:50 PM   #5
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If you're using Gnome:
1) System>Preferences>Look_&_feel>Main_menu
2) Choose where do you want to have the FF icon
3) Press "New Item".

You can also add this icon to the panel.
RC on the panel > Add to panel > Application Luncher
 
  


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