Re: 128 bit encryption netscape?
Actually I kinda went with 2. With Debian, I installed both the debian
473 and the netscape version of 474 (into /usr/local/netscape per
default) and then just did an update-alternatives to point to this
version. Worked very nice and clean on my desktop and my laptops.
Thus spake Tom Pfeifer (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> 128 bit encryption is not available directly from installing Debian
> packages. There's a few options as far as getting the 128 bit
> 1) Install normally using the Debian package(s). This will install the
> 56 bit version. Then use the fortify packages (fortify and
> fortify-linux-x86) to install the 128 bit encryption. The fortify
> packages are in the non-US distribution, but it only works with versions
> up to and including 4.72. The Debian packages will install to
> 2) Install by downloading the 128 bit version directly from Netscape.
> This will be in the form of a tar.gz file and after extracting the file
> to a setup directory, the included 'ns-install' script is run to install
> the program to /usr/local/netscape (by default).
> 3) If you want to install version 4.73 using Debian packages AND want
> 128 bit encryption, the fortify packages will not work for that version.
> What you do can in that case (or with any version) is to also install
> (temporarily) the 'direct from Netscape' tar.gz version just to get the
> 128 bit binary. You can then copy that binary over the 56 bit version
> installed by the Debian package. I just did this today on my potato box
> with Communicator 4.73. The binary copy was like this:
> cp /usr/local/netscape/netscape
> Mathew Johnston wrote:
> > is there a 128 bit encryption netscape package floating around? I cant
> > find it in my packages list.
> > Thanks :)
> > Mat.
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