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Old 02-22-2003, 11:13 AM   #1
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Unhappy Upgrading Mozilla


I have Red Hat 8.0 and with it came Mozilla 1.0.1. The Mozilla 1.0.1 is located in /usr/include. I created a new mozilla-1.3b file. I downloaded the rpms for 1.3b from mozilla.org. The GUI installer cannot find the file that I attempt to install (any of them). Where are the directions for this type of upgrade? Must it be done at shell/root? Or can it be done with the GUI? Also, what do I need to do to get the java to work in mozilla?
 
Old 02-22-2003, 12:04 PM   #2
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The installer does not use RPM files. If you have problems, download the 'full installer' package (more than 10MB). It has all the packages included.
 
Old 02-22-2003, 12:37 PM   #3
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What i did was first uninstall the old version of mozilla:

rpm -qa | grep mozilla

The output should give you the currently installed mozilla packages. I uninstalled them by doing:

rpm -e mozilla-whatever

Then install the new packages:

rpm -Uvh mozilla-whatever

RedHat's rpm gui has been acting funny so I prefer the command line install. Oh yeah you must be root to do this.
 
Old 02-23-2003, 11:08 AM   #4
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I tried that and got lots of error messages explaining why it could not uninstall. I did install 1.3b. 1.3b does not work. 1.0.1 works. Still have java problem. Java is installed (recognized at shell prompt). I would like to get into Yahoo bridge which requires java. It will not load. Neither does the scroller on BBC News Home Page.
 
Old 02-23-2003, 01:12 PM   #5
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Okay. How about:

rpm --nodeps -e mozilla-whatever

That should do the trick.
 
Old 02-25-2003, 06:23 PM   #6
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Thanks for your assistance. I successfully uninstalled Mozilla 1.01. Now I cannot seem to install Mozilla 1.2.
 
Old 02-25-2003, 06:37 PM   #7
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Well at least half your problems are over. What exactly is the issue with installing it?
 
Old 02-25-2003, 07:55 PM   #8
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http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla/r...RPMS/xft/i386/

just installed redhat 8 from iso's from linuxiso.org the other night. wanted her to have nice pretty anti-aliased fonts so i grabbed all the *.rpms from the above link and downloaded then into a folder i had created under her home directory. su'd to root and installed like so:

cd /directory/the/fresh/rpms/are/in
su
(enter your root password and hit enter key)
rpm -Uvh mozilla*


that's it. next things was to grab a copy of this file:
http://staff.xmms.org/priv/redhat8/x....7-13.i386.rpm

so she could play shoutcast streams and she's good to go

pretty fonts and loads of musac. everyone is happy.
 
  


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