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Author Topic: mozilla browsers  (Read 860 times)
bligh
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« on: April 10, 2012, 09:54:22 am »

Can mozilla browsers be updated in Vector classic?
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VectorHead
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2012, 11:48:55 am »

I was able to upgrade Firefox by:

  • Downloading a binary http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all.html
  • Renaming the original firefox folder (just in case).
  • Unpacking the binary and copying it to a new firefox folder in the /usr/lib directory.
  • Restart the computer.

The old links should point to the correct location and existing menu links should work.

This may not be the best way but it worked for me.
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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2012, 04:49:54 pm »

Yup, there are several ways.  Grin  We had another thread about this a while ago:
http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=14007.msg84989#msg84989
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bligh
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« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2012, 05:14:28 pm »

Thanks for the replies, VL classic has been working so well that I spend very little time on the forums.  I have booted Vl 7 & VL7 light, but I really enjoy the Classic de. I have earlier versions of FF and Seamonky installed, but have become concerned about all of the browser updates.  I can run Puppy on the data partition of the same hdd and have been able to update the browsers on Puppy..  I will have to study those responses to see If I can do that. I have been able to install Seamonkey in Mepis 8, but no previous Seamonkey was installed.and it has not been updated. Thanks for a great os, everything I have seen so far seems to work well.
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