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Re: [SUSE Linux Users] Installation of Mozilla Firebird

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  • Aaron Kulkis
    ... But already considered by many to be the best browser available...
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 9, 2004
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      Peter Motte wrote:
      > Firebird is not yet finished.
      > see
      >
      > http://www.forbes.com/2004/02/04/cx_ah_0204tentech.html
      >

      But already considered by many to be the best browser available...
    • jefuchs
      Justin, Your instructions were flawless!! Worked perfectly. Thanks. Jeff ... 1.0, ... using ... problems ... itself ... be a ... user s ... file ... of ...
      Message 2 of 8 , Mar 1, 2004
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        Justin,

        Your instructions were flawless!! Worked perfectly. Thanks.

        Jeff


        --- In suselinuxusers@yahoogroups.com, "Justin Churchey"
        <sajchurchey@y...> wrote:
        > --- In suselinuxusers@yahoogroups.com, "Peter Motte"
        > <peter.motte@s...> wrote:
        > > Firebird is not yet finished.
        > > see
        > >
        > > http://www.forbes.com/2004/02/04/cx_ah_0204tentech.html
        >
        > I am not quite sure that this is entirely true. Sure, it isn't
        1.0,
        > but that doesn't mean that it isn't a stable browser. I've been
        using
        > for a month or so now, since trying it out, and I have had no
        problems
        > with it at all. I'm beginning to like it better than Mozilla
        itself
        > (if all you need is a browser).
        >
        > To install it, you have to download the Linux file, which should
        be a
        > tar ball (*.tar.gz). Login as root and copy the file from your
        user's
        > /home directory into /usr/local. Next you want to uncompress the
        file
        > with "tar -xzvf MozillaFirebird.tar.gz," this will unpackage all
        of
        > the files you need into a new directory in /usr/local/
        MozillaFirbird.
        > The executable is in this directory (@
        > /usr/local/MozillaFirebird/MozillaFirebird). You can make a
        symbolic
        > link to this in your /usr/bin directory so you can just run it off
        of
        > the command line. Go to your /usr/bin directory and create a
        link:
        >
        > ln -s firebird /usr/local/MozillaFirebird/MozillaFirebird
        >
        > Now, all you have to do is run the "firebird" command to start the
        > browser.
        >
        >
        > I would recommend reading any info you can find on Plug-Ins and
        > installing whatever you need.
        >
        > Hope all that helps. If you need me to clarify something, just
        reply.
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