Re: Netscape installation problems
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On Mon, 1 Sep 1997, Dave Neuer wrote:
> I am trying to install Netscape 3.01 on my Debian system. The machine
> running debian has no connection to the Internet, so to transfer files
> to the Debian box, I have to first download them onto my PowerMac, and
> then transfer them over my local network. The mac doesn't like the name
> "netscape-v301-export.x86-unknown-linux-elf.tar.gz", and so truncates it
> to "netscape-v301-export.x86-unknow." I transfered the file to the
> Linux box, and then attempted to run the Debian netscape installer, and
> got the following message:
> ERROR: The Netscape archive must be in /tmp under the name:
> Do NOT simply rename the archive of another version in order to
> force it to install with this package. It will not work.
> Archive files can be found on ftp.netscape.com.
> dpkg: error processing netscape (--install):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
Um, rename the archive to what it's expecting. The warning is to make
sure you don't try to install a DIFFERENT VERSION of Netscape with this
installer package. Correcting a mangled filename can't change anything.
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