installing program in kubuntu
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Jun 20 02:57:45 UTC 2007
On Tuesday 19 June 2007, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
>On Tuesday 19 June 2007, Donn wrote:
>> Okay - Dapper was different, but things have moved-on I suppose.
>Kubuntu never had Firefox as the default for anything my friend. I would
> have noticed that, because it would have pissed me off royally, and I would
> have had to figure out how to fix it. I have no clue how to configure the
> default web browser for KDE applications, ergo I have never had to figure
> out how to change this setting, ergo it has never been broken from the
> right and proper sane default of using Konqueror.
>(I know I'm a minority, but I have never liked Firefox at all. Barf. I'd
>rather use IE7, truth be told. Sure, I appreciate it for what it represents
>and stuff, but I don't want to use it any more than can be avoided, and I
>avoid it very well.)
>D. Michael McIntyre
Just an aside here, Michael. I just had an occasion to go visit the
littlemachineshop.com site to see if Chris had an adapter I could use that
would allow me to mount a 3 jaw, 4" self centering chuck on my 4" rotary
table I use on the milling machine, a site which is rather heavily java
driven, from my workshop box which has kubunbtu-6.06 LTS on it. The default
browser icon points at Konqueror. I could not navigate the site, and I spent
15 minutes repeating the find java and use it dance.
Finally I fired up mozilla from the cli. I had previously installed it using
their "adept" tool. It (Mozilla) Just Worked(TM). But Chris didn't have
what I needed anyway. Darnit.
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