[xubuntu-users] Proper way to install Seamonkey

leegold leegold at fastmail.fm
Mon Jan 19 22:09:36 GMT 2009


http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=186011

Says it's less secure to install in home directory...

I'll delete the folder and try to learn right way....


On Mon, 19 Jan 2009 14:49:52 -0700, "leegold" <leegold at fastmail.fm>
said:
> 
> 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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