Re: netscape availability (where?)
email@example.com (Karan Bhatia) writes:
> hi, i have debian slink running on a sparcstation 2 (sun4m i think) and
> all is as it should be, except i can't find netscape 4.5 native for it.
> I have:
> 1. searched ftp.netscape.com extensively, it seems that last year they
> had a sparc-linux version in their unsupported directory, but they don't
> appear to have it there anymore.
> 2. tried installing the debian package netscape-base-45. This is just some
> utilities for netscape, not the actual binary for netscape.
> 3. looked at base/web for other netscape stuff and only found the help
> files and support files for java, _not_ the netscape executable.
> 4. found an rpm package netscape-common* and netscape-communicator*,
> converted it to debian using alien, and installed it. However, it seems
> the binaries are really for 64bit ultra's, not my little 32bit sparc.
> (when i run it, i get "illegal instruction", maybe it is just corrupted,
> i don't know). I found it in the ultra subdirectory, i can't find
> a similar package in the sparc directory.
There are no 64-bit sparc binaries for Linux. If you get illegal
instruction, it's because netscape is buggy.
> If someone knows where i can get the binaries of netscape, could you
> let me know? thanks. I would be eternally greatfull.
They are in the slink source packages. There are also binaries and
source in RedHat 6.0.