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    Firefox using apt-get?


    Just wondering if I use
    Code:
    apt-get cache firefox
    to install firefox, what version will it install?

    0.9.3?
    1.0PR?

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    cache? o well...
    if you use the debian package site http://packages.debian.org
    it tells you all the packages avalible for debian and their versions, and package "firefox" doesn't exist...

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    apt-cache search firefox
    the package is called mozilla-firefox
    might only be available from sarge/sid tho
    install with apt-get install mozilla-firefox

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    Re: Firefox using apt-get?

    Quote Originally Posted by carlwill
    Just wondering if I use
    Code:
    apt-get cache firefox
    to install firefox, what version will it install?

    0.9.3?
    1.0PR?
    You download the .gz version and do tar -xvjf firefox*, enter the new firefox-installer folder as root and do ./firefix-installer and thats it.

    No need for a Debian port.

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    the only problem with not using apt-get to install the debian version is when you have to update/upgrade, may run into problems

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