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Old 12-08-2003, 10:35 AM   #1
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trying to get new version of mozilla to execute when I give "mozilla" command

Instead, I have to go to the new location of the updated version. Is there a way I can change the command "mozilla" to be executed by something different. Everytime i use it, it gives me the old version of mozilla.

Old 12-08-2003, 11:06 AM   #2
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Your 'mozilla' command is probably just a symlink located in /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin. Do a 'locate' mozilla, and see if either of those two directories show up. Then remove the pre-existing symlink and make a new one to the updated mozilla

e.g. ln -s /usr/local/mozilla-1.5/mozilla /usr/local/bin/mozilla
Old 12-08-2003, 11:13 AM   #3
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This could probably be done in as many ways as there are Linux users. I would have made a 'which mozilla' to know what Mozilla executable is in your path. Then, as spurious suggests, made a symbolic link.



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