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I installed firefox into my home directory in its folder, but now I want to make it available to all users. I thought that running the installer as root might ...
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    making firefox global?


    I installed firefox into my home directory in its folder, but now I want to make it available to all users. I thought that running the installer as root might work, but this didnt help. Is there an easy (like an symbolic link or something) to make firefox (both the icon for the KDE users and the command) start as the newest version?

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    u can updated it via YaST
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    If there is an icon for KDE users, I would assume you have another version allready installed... As gassman said, try updating it in yast.

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    To make it available to all users, you must install it in /usr.
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    Quote Originally Posted by borromini
    To make it available to all users, you must install it in /usr.
    You can install it somewhere else and add it to the path in /etc/profile or something like that... Or making icons at their place pointing to your binaries... However. such binary installs, I usually put in for example /opt/firefox.

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    thanks! that information helps.

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