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Install firefox 3.6.3 on debian64 lenny
Downloaded firefox-3.6.3.tar.bz2 to my home directory. from root termial I entered the following lines: mv firefox-3.6.3.tar.bz2 /usr/lib/ cd /usr/lib/ tar -jxvf firefox-3.6.3.tar.bz2 ln -s /usr/lib/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
Created a symlink as follows: rm -rf /usr/firefox/plugins; ln -s /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/firefox/plugins
Created a launcher on debian desktop, but am uncertain about the proper command to use, I tried using "firefox" but nothing happened.
If I navagate to my file structure " / usr bin " I find firefox, but can't open or run it.
Any help would be appreciated, thanks. David.
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20080528 Epiphany/2.22
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I reviewed that but it did not help.
in your list of commands I miss chmod +x
i can't run firefox 3.6. I write in comand line in the box the gnome menu launcher usr/lib/firefox or urs/bin/firefox but it not run. The comand lines that I write in the ln -s was:
ln -s /usr/lib/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
and ln -s /usr/lib/firefox/firefox firefox3.6
ln -s /usr/lib/firefox/firefox firefox3
I dont know that I can make