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Re: Installing Mozilla Sunbird With Debian On AMD64

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On 05/10/07 18:09, Redefined Horizons wrote:
> I'd really like to get Mozilla Sunbird
> (http://www.mozilla.org/projects/calendar/sunbird/) running on my new
> computer. I'm running Debian Lenny on a brand new Dell with AMD64 dual
> core processors.
> However, it doesn't appear that a Debian package
> (http://packages.debian.org/experimental/mail/sunbird) for my
> architecture/processor is available. I downloaded the Linux x86 binary
> available on the Sunbird website
> (http://www.mozilla.org/projects/calendar/sunbird/download.html ), but
> when I try to execute the shell script that launches the program
> nothing happens. (Well, the command terminal flashes for just a
> second, but nothing useful happens.)
> So I've got a couple of simple questions for you guys before I post a
> message on the Sunbird user's mailing list.
> [1] Can I use one of the other packages for Sunbird, or do I need the
> package for my architecture/processor (AMD64) ?
> [2] Will an "X86" program execute on my processor? I thought my AMD64
> I processor could execute programs compiled to the X86 instruction
> set, but maybe I was wrong.
> Thanks for the help in understanding this.

Why not download the deb-src and build for your $ARCH?

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