Firefox 3.7

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Thu Jul 1 07:50:52 UTC 2010


On 01/07/10 12:24, Bill Liao wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 4:31 AM, Martin Webster <lists at martinwebster.eu 
> <mailto:lists at martinwebster.eu>> wrote:
>
>     On Wed, 2010-06-30 at 21:14 +0800, Bill Liao wrote:
>
>     > How to put firefox 3.7 into use? I downloaded it from mozilla. After
>     > decompression, what to do?
>
>     The latest stable version of Firefox is 3.6.6. Indeed Firefox 3.7 has
>     been dropped and the next scheduled release after 3.6.7 is Firefox 4.
>
>     If you want to run the nightly build (that you've already extracted)
>     simply open a terminal and type the following:
>
>     sudo mv firefox /usr/local/
>     cd /usr/local/bin
>     sudo ln -s ../firefox/firefox /usr/local/bin/
>     firefox
>
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> My problem is that after done all these you have told me, I still 
> launched the old version which is 3.6.6....

Have a look at the Preferences for FF (Right-click on the FF icon) and 
see if the path to FF is correctly set. (The default path for FF is 
/usr/bin/firefox which is a symlink to where FF actually resides; if 
necessary alter this symlink to point to the new location of firefox.sh.)

BC

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