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    Angry How to install Firefox 3?

    I am trying to install Firefox version 3 on Mandriva 2008 spring version. I have been able to unzip it using tar -jxvf but cannot install it, could somebody tell me the final commands please. Ron

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Hi and Welcome !

    Look for firefox file in extracted Firefox folder. Double click on that file. Does Firefox 3 pop up?

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    Linux Guru fingal's Avatar
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    Hello Ron

    The way I usually do it - to begin with - is to open Firefox using a terminal/command line. Don't panic! There's no need to do this all the time because you can create a clickable link to it eventually.

    The file you need is called 'firefox', and you would need to type ./firefox and press Enter. That should start it up for you.
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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