[xubuntu-users] Proper way to install Seamonkey

leegold leegold at fastmail.fm
Mon Jan 19 21:49:52 GMT 2009

Just to complicate things there's Icecap which seems to be a SeaMonkey
"flavor", there's a deb 1.1.14 pkg for it. I guess I just installed
Seamonkey locally in my home and that's no big deal...

IMO SeaMonkey has the "feel" of Mozilla suite and early Firefox which I
crave - it's almost perfect.

On Mon, 19 Jan 2009 22:30:59 +0100, "Marko Oreskovic"
<markoresko at gmail.com> said:
> leegold wrote:
> > Is there anything wrong with doing this? Is there a respository for
> It could be ok, I think, if only you want to use it.
> If you start install script with sudo you could install it for all users.
> > Synaptic where I can get 1.1.14 - the newest version? I'd prefer to use
> > Synaptic but they have a ver that's too old. To uninstall do I just
> > delete the SeaMonkey folder in my home? Should reinstall running the
> > install script with sudo?
> I made a bug request for making newer Seamonkey available.
> latest avalable seamonkey in Ubuntu repositories is 1.1.13 in jaunty
> repository. (packages.ubunut.com) I made debs for Hardy for my use
> (i got recepie for that after installing debian-reference package
> in file:///usr/share/doc/Debian/reference/ch-package.en.html#s-port)
> You can go to the bug report
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/seamonkey/+bug/315344
> and you can support request for new Seamonkey inside repository.
> I am a bit stubborn about newest Seamonkey should be available in Ubuntu
> so that I even plan to do it in foreseeable future.
> (I don`t want to install SM from binary seamonkey.org distribution
> because that would be the same as Windows install and since I would need
> to install it manually on many machines, that would be very bad.)
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