Re: Firefox Install
On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 14:14:12 -0500, Jacob S <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 14:51:05 -0400 (EDT)
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > What do I do from here?
> > 1. Downloaded firefox.
> > 2. tar zxvf firefox-1.0PR-i686-linux-gtk2+xft-installer.tar.gz
> > My directory has the following files/dirs in it:
> > config.ini
> > firefox-installer
> > firefox-installer.bin
> > header.xpm
> > install.ini
> > license.txt
> > watermark.xpm
> > xpi
> > What do I do from here? ... ./configure????? Running Woody...
> As root, run firefox-installer. This will be easiest if you are logged
> into X as root.
IMNSHO this is not wise, doing this will only create havoc behind the
back of your package manager (dpkg), the only place you can safely
install something without using dpkg is in your home or in
> Note, however, that I have not been able to get Firefox 1.0PR to run in
> Woody without installing backports or upgrading to Sarge.