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Thu Jul 1 10:49:32 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> 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.
> > > 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
> > --
> > As ever,
> > .\\artin
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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.)
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I have done all the things you told me...
cp the firefox files to /usr/lib/firefox-3.7
in the directory /usr/bin ,symbolic link to /usr/lib/firefox-3.7/firefox
however, i still open up the 3.6.6 version after typing firefox in the
The same problem with 3.4....
If the dream is BIG enough,the facts don't count!
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