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How to Install Internet Explorer on Fedora 12
Contributed by: The Linux Wizard
License: Linux Forums Article License
Posted: 10 August, 2010
Some web sites are coded to only work with MS I.E. Below is how I successfully installed IEs 4 Linux:
Login as root, and do the following: cd /usr/bin ln -s wineboot wineprefixcreate Logout of root Run the following from your normal user account, NOT FROM ROOT ! yum -y install wine* yum -y install cabextract wget http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/ies4linux-latest.tar.gz tar zxvf ies4linux-latest.tar.gz cd ies4linux-126.96.36.199 ./ies4linux --no-gui After the setup completes, you will need to do the following, because Unix & Linux does not recognize spaces as part of file names. The "" preserves the white space: cd $HOME/.ies4linux/ie6/drive_c ln -s Program Files Program_Files cd $HOME/.ies4linux/ie6/drive_c/Program_Files ln -s Internet Explorer Internet_Explorer ln -s Common Files Common_Files Lastly: cd $HOME/.ies4linux/bin cp -p ie6 ie6.dist Now, edit the above ie6 shell script, and replace all occurrences of Program Files with Program_Files and Internet Explorer with Internet_Explorer ----------------------- The Linux Wizard Software Engineer