Re: Problem with Netscape browser!
Richard Harran wrote:
> Netscape 3 may be old, but it works fine. I believe it may also be
> smaller and possibly even faster than 4 on an older machine. Apart from
> the use of old libs, I can't think of any good reason to upgrade,
> although I'm quite willing to listen if anyone thinks otherwise.
> Just my opinion (I'm running NS 3.04 btw).
> (PS ok, you can't get netscape 3.04 to reject all cookies, but that's a
> small thing)
> Ed Cogburn wrote:
> > email@example.com wrote:
> > >
> > > Dear friends,
> > > I recently downloaded and installed Netscape 3.01. Everytime I try to
> > > launch it. it says it can't load libXpm.so.4. I really don' know what to do...
> > > Any help??? thanx
> > > giulio
> > > ps: I run Debian 2.0R3
> > I highly reccomend going back to ftp.netscape.com and getting the
> > libc6 version of NS (4.08 or 4.5). Or upgrade to slink and get NS
> > from Debian's distribution. 3.01 is very old. In the
> > /pub/communicator/ branch look for a supported/unsupported sub
> > dir. The unsupported branch will take you to the libc6 versions
> > (they have 'glibc2' in their name).
> > Otherwise you'll need libc5, xlib6, and xpm4.7 from oldlibs (I
> > think that is all).
If all you want is the www browser capability then I won't argue
with you. IIRC, v3.0x is for the NS standalone browser?. I've
never used the v3 versions, but if you also want to use the
mail/newsgroup capability then at least v4.08 is reccomended (I'm