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AdamVester
post Apr 22 2006, 05:05 PM
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Hey,

I need some help with installing Internet Explorer on Mandriva 06. Anyone no how? i tryed everything i no with no luck..... i need it installed so i can get MSN Messenger to run on linux... and yes i no theres aMSN and much better internet browsers than IE such as FireFox..... but i set myself a challenege and just wanna do it for the sake of it....


if someone can help me point me in the wright direction or just tell me how to install it would be grate..

cheers guys and girls....
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post Apr 22 2006, 05:18 PM
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What have you tried?
Are you running wine or crossover office?
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post Apr 22 2006, 05:48 PM
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im using wine at the moment i have tryed the sidenet.ddo.jp thing from http://sidenet.ddo.jp/winetips/config.html but no luck

this is the error i get:
SETUP STAGE 1
Stopping wine process ...
renamed ~/.wine to ~/.wine.0604222346
Creating ~/.wine ...
Setting up install-time configuration ...
Setting up wine base directory structure ...
Setting up drives ...
Linked /mnt/cdrom to e drive.
Linked /home/adam/c/windows/fonts -> ~/.fonts
Installing base font ...

SETUP STAGE 2
Setting up default registry ...

Setting up sidenet-spicific configuration ...

Setting up language pack for Language : en ...
Install prefix is /usr/lib/wine
Installing MPlayer codec package ...
Registering MPlayer codec package ...
Installing true.exe dummy application ...
Installing ShellLinker ...
Creating shortcut: Start -> Programs -> File Magager
Creating shortcut: Start -> Programs -> Program Magager
err:menubuilder:extract_icon32 found no icon
err:menubuilder:ExtractFromICO Invalid ico file format
err:menubuilder:InvokeShellLinker failed to fork and exec wineshelllink
Creating shortcut: Start -> Control Panel
err:menubuilder:extract_icon32 found no icon
err:menubuilder:ExtractFromICO Invalid ico file format
err:menubuilder:InvokeShellLinker failed to fork and exec wineshelllink
Creating shortcut: Start -> Application Uninstaller
Creating shortcut: Start -> Wine Configuration
err:menubuilder:extract_icon32 found no icon
err:menubuilder:ExtractFromICO Invalid ico file format
err:menubuilder:InvokeShellLinker failed to fork and exec wineshelllink
Creating shortcut: Start -> Task Manager
Creating shortcut: Start -> Programs -> Accesories -> Notepad
err:menubuilder:extract_icon32 found no icon
err:menubuilder:ExtractFromICO Invalid ico file format
err:menubuilder:InvokeShellLinker failed to fork and exec wineshelllink
Creating shortcut: Start -> Programs -> Accesories -> Registry Editor
Creating shortcut: Start -> Programs -> Accesories -> Mine Sweeper

SETUP STAGE 3
Setting up wine configuration ...
Removing old iebatch.txt ...
Enabling batch install ...
Setting up Internet Explorer 6 ...
Checking if ie6setup needs to be started again ...
Checking if ie6setup needs to be started again ...
Checking if ie6setup needs to be started again ...
Checking if ie6setup needs to be started again ...
Checking if ie6setup needs to be started again ...
ERROR: ie6setup respawned too many times.
Setup aborted.
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post Apr 22 2006, 06:37 PM
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if i try just to emulate the install file it says no internet connectivity or something along them lines :S...
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post Apr 22 2006, 07:50 PM
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Maybe this will work.
http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/en/instructions/
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post Apr 23 2006, 05:32 AM
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ill give them ideas a go see if they work cheers guys...
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post Apr 23 2006, 05:46 AM
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welll "cabextract" installed fine but the ies4linux file just would not exicute. and yes i did extract it and check all files were there.. and i also trye changing permishions so it was an exicute file no luck though it dont want to instal at all.
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post Apr 23 2006, 12:59 PM
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Run the program from a console, and then post any error messages you get. ("cd /path/to/ies4linux_directory" followed by "./ies4linux")

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post Apr 24 2006, 12:18 PM
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[adam@localhost ies4linux]$ ./ies4linux
================= IEs 4 Linux =================
Install IE6, IE5.5 and IE5 on Linux via Wine.
Credits: Sergio Lopes <slopes at gmail dot com>
Project page: http://tatanka.com.br/ies4linux
See README file for more info

Installation options:
[1] Install IE6, IE5.5 and IE5
[2] Install only IE6
[3] Install only IE5.5
[4] Install only IE5.0
Please choose an option: 2

Downloading everything we need ...
--18:21:16-- http://download.microsoft.com/download/d/1...56-f0cf-4fb2-a1
7f-20afc79f8a51/DCOM98.EXE
=> `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/DCOM98.EXE'
Resolving download.microsoft.com... 212.73.245.62, 213.254.234.30
Connecting to download.microsoft.com|212.73.245.62|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 1,229,056 (1.2M) [application/octet-stream]

100%[====================================>] 1,229,056 188.67K/s ETA 00:00

18:21:23 (174.75 KB/s) - `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/DCOM98.EXE' saved [122
9056/1229056]

--18:21:23-- http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vc/mfc40.cab
=> `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/mfc40.cab'
Resolving activex.microsoft.com... 207.46.156.221
Connecting to activex.microsoft.com|207.46.156.221|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 592,948 (579K) [application/octet-stream]

100%[====================================>] 592,948 128.04K/s ETA 00:00

18:21:30 (103.16 KB/s) - `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/mfc40.cab' saved [5929
48/592948]

--18:21:30-- http://download.microsoft.com/download/win...te/5072/W98/EN- US/249973USA8.exe
=> `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/249973USA8.exe'
Resolving download.microsoft.com... 212.73.245.62, 67.29.170.61
Connecting to download.microsoft.com|212.73.245.62|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 838,328 (819K) [application/octet-stream]

100%[====================================>] 838,328 91.40K/s ETA 00:00

18:21:39 (89.13 KB/s) - `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/249973USA8.exe' saved [ 838328/838328]

--18:21:41-- http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/browser...rg/browsers/ie/ 32bit/6.0/ie60.exe
=> `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/ie60.exe'
Resolving www.mirrorservice.org... 212.219.56.152, 212.219.56.162, 212.219.56.14 2, ...
Connecting to www.mirrorservice.org|212.219.56.152|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 80,472,659 (77M) [application/x-msdos-program]

100%[=================================================>] 80,472,659 300.38K/s ETA 00:00

18:27:22 (230.81 KB/s) - `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/ie60.exe' saved [80472659/80472659]

--18:27:38-- http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flash...ent/swflash.cab
=> `/home/adam/.ies4linux/downloads/swflash.cab'
Resolving fpdownload.macromedia.com... failed: Name or service not known.
[ OK ]

Creating basic Windows installation ...
Creating Wine Prefix
Installing RICHED20
Installing DCOM98
Installing ActiveX MFC40
Finalizing
[ OK ]

Installing IE 6 ...
Extracting downloaded exe file
Extracting CAB files
Installing TTF Fonts
Configuring ie6
[ OK ]

Installing Flash Player 8 ...
Preparing installation
sed: can't read swflash.inf: No such file or directory
sed: can't read swflash.inf: No such file or directory
Installing flash on ie6
cp: cannot stat `GetFlash.exe': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/home/adam/.ies4linux/tmp/*.ocx': No such file or directory
[ OK ]

IEs4Linux installations finished! ...
[adam@localhost ies4linux]$


WAHOO thanks everyone that last thing worked cant beleave i didnt try that befor durrr i feel so stupid now lol...
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post Apr 24 2006, 12:47 PM
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here is a screenshot. thought i would share it with you all.. http://www.another-site.net/adam/Screenies...0and%20MIRC.jpg i posted it as a link because the rez of the screenshit is 1024 x 768..
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post Apr 24 2006, 02:12 PM
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Glad it's working

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