RE: Netscape installation problems
On 01-Sep-97 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.
Whatever the filename is when your PowerMac has downloaded it, copy it
into the '/tmp' directory on your Debian machine, and then rename that
file to the appropriate name as indicated above... i.e.
mv /tmp/netscape-v301-export-x86-unknow /tmp/netscape-v301-export-x86-unknown-li
And then re-install the netscape package.
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