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Nerdio
post Jan 20 2007, 04:21 PM
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I am running FC5, and have just downloaded Firefox 2.0 which i want to install. I have managed to download it, and extract it all just fine.

What I don't know (as a newbie) is just where I should be installing these things. I have found a file called firefox in /usr/bin. But this directory does not contain all the other stuff that came with the Firefox 2.0 tar ball like the .so files for example.

So my question is this, where should I be installing applications, as a general rule, and specifically where do I install Firefox?

Thanks
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g33k
post Jan 28 2007, 09:02 PM
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The tar.gz archive of firefox just needs to be extracted (no specific installation)...go into the extracted directory and run the binary firefox inside the directory using :
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./firefox


You may refer to this article for more details.


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