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Install firefox 3.6.3 on debian64 lenny

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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.

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Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en; rv: Gecko/20080528 Epiphany/2.22

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Hello David,

does Install Firefox on Linux help?

Kind regards, Tobbi Firefox Support Volunteer

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