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Old 07-06-2002, 01:44 AM   #1
wanabe2k+athlon
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Question question on a file


I have a file that i downloaded and i don't know to install it (if i can). The file name is ie5setup.sunos5. Can i install it? If so how do i do it? Sorry but i am a little bit of a
 
Old 07-06-2002, 02:23 AM   #2
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ie5setup? looks hella like internet explorer 5


sunos5?

sun os 5?

internet explorer 5 on sun os 5?

hehe

i don't know

cause i'm a same
 
Old 07-06-2002, 03:35 AM   #3
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Where did you get the file? And I have heard of, but never seen, someone setting up internet expolorer on LNX. But, why would you want to is the question. You have many, much better options natively available on LNX.

I would try this:
Code:
su -
enter root passwd
cd /location/of/the/file
chmod a+x ie5setup.sunos5
./ie5(then press TAB)
Don't know if it will work or not though.
 
Old 07-06-2002, 03:55 AM   #4
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This looks like Microsofts UNIX port of IE, it will not run on Linux.

Linux has lots of browsers that are better then IE (Mozilla, Opera, maybe Konqueror) but if you want to use Microsoft's 'lets ignore the standards we helped write' browser then you have to resort to WINE (which doens't deal with it very well) or VMWare (which is expensive and requires chunky hardware and a Windows license).
 
Old 07-06-2002, 04:02 AM   #5
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screw that i'll just give up on ie5 then
 
Old 07-06-2002, 04:21 AM   #6
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ok MasterC it said cannot execute binary file

Last edited by wanabe2k+athlon; 07-06-2002 at 04:22 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2002, 04:45 AM   #7
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Yeah, probably because of what dorward said. It won't run on LNX.
 
Old 07-06-2002, 04:46 AM   #8
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Open it with a text editor and see if it says anything.
 
Old 07-06-2002, 05:25 AM   #9
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dorward is correct. that won't run on Linux. its not even worth trying. you have many other browsers you can use instead of that crap. mozilla, netscape, galeon, opera, lynx, konqueror, and possibly more, just can't think of any more...... give one of those a whirl..
 
Old 07-06-2002, 07:57 AM   #10
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i haven't used opera yet..

among konquerer/mozilla/galeon
i recommend galeon..

especially when u open up dozen sites, konquerer gets heavier than galeon..
 
Old 07-06-2002, 08:21 AM   #11
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Opera is sort of like Galeon. Sort of. But I love em both. I have been using Galeon alot lately though, just because it comes on my system and Opera doesn't. Been too lazy to d/l and compile it. Galeon handles multiple sites the best out of any browser I have ever used, besides Opera, it's about the same. I usually have about 15 or so pages open when I am browsing, and it handles em all no problem.
 
Old 07-06-2002, 10:41 AM   #12
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First "Moz is da Man"

SunOS 5 you say. Now this leads to an ineresting point.
Sun OS 5 is also called Solaris 2.5.x . It was in fact based
on BSD Unix.

Some were between 2.5.1? and 2.6 Sun released Solaris
which is base on ATT System VR4.

MasterC, is right, except he left out a step the after chmod, you run the fil name to either install or extract the archive.


I wouldn't run it Solaris, much less Linux

Last edited by pickledbeans; 07-06-2002 at 10:43 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2002, 11:05 AM   #13
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hehe

i just counted how many pages i opened..
50pages =)

hehe
i use 3desktops
one is for homework/dictionary
one for tutorials
one for asking(like linuxquestions.org)/news

each of them has about 15 opened

and galeon never crashes after it reached 1.2.5
 
  


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