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  1. #1
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    I have only ever bothered using Konqueror for internet browsing,but,I now want to use firefox,as Konq. is affecting one site too many,rendering wise.

    I did not call the title firefox problem,because I know it'll be me doing something wrong,

    I tried to install Firefox 1.0.3. (distro-SuSE 9.1,KDE 3.2.1.).
    I can untar the directories easily enough,and I can get the installer window up,and choose where to install to,after I click install,it looks like it's installing,and then after it disappears nothing else happens and I get this error in the terminal:

    Does it need to be untarred into a specific directory and do I need to be logged in as root to install it-would that be what caused those errors?
    I know these are lightweight questions,and I should know better but,i've had conflicting advice prior to this,and need to get the truth once and for all.

    Thankyou in advance!

  2. #2
    It shouldn't matter what directory you run it from.

    Have you tried installing Firefox thru yast? It may not be the 1.0.3 version, but will certainly be 1.0 or later.
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  3. #3
    is there any chance that you're using SCIM as the input method? if so, it may cause trouble with fox. just let me know!

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  5. #4
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    Jan 2005
    Chicago (USA)
    Do you've write access to the install directory?

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