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Old 02-03-2008, 12:11 AM   #1
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Trying to upgrade Firefox on Linux Mint KDE


As the topic suggests, i'm unable to upgrade firefox. i downloaded the latest tar.gz from the firefox website. i think it was and also the 3.0 beta 2.

when i extract it to the /etc/firefox folder where the old firefox was, and run firefox again, it still runs the old version -

what am i doing wrong? its doing my head in because i'm having some issues with the current version of firefox that im using.
Old 02-03-2008, 07:24 AM   #2
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Unhappy Trying to upgrade firefox in MInt KDE

In the past when I use an early version of suse

I down load the new version of firefox in my home dir where I also have the old version delete the old version
un tar the new one and link it to my desktop
If I like to keep my bookmarks I do not delete the hidden files
It also the benefit that the original supplied with the distro was still
there kde version

Maybe it works for you to

good luck



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