need help installing firefox

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Fri Jul 7 16:39:29 UTC 2006

On 7/7/06, misha cabanski <ibi_temp at> wrote:
> i'm not too impressed with Konqueror (even though it shows realAudio player
> in the plugIns, it does'nt seem to work), i am keen to install firefox,
> which i prefer.  i downloaded firefox, extracted it into my home directory,
> where it created the firefox dir. i ran an install comand (using sudo), i
> don't remember the exact syntax, from a term window, and get an error about
> no firefox target?
> iv also downloaded the flash media player7, extracted that onto my desktop,
> but can't seem to get any further with it. i'm most keen to listen to the
> BBC, onLine.
> if anyone can give us a hand, it would be most appreciated, all the best,
> over and out!!

Well, it is hard to tell what may have happened to your system.

But it already had Firefox installed.  So what you did us causing confusion.

I guess I would uninstall the Firefox you downloaded.

Then I would uninstall the Ubuntu package for Firefox and reinstall it.

sudo apt-get remove firefox
sudo apt-get install firefox

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own

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