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Re: Firefox 3 Beta 2 installs ?

Subject: Re: Firefox 3 Beta 2 installs ?
From: anthony baldwin
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 00:35:38 -0500
Richard wrote:
> On Friday 11 January 2008 7:23:04 pm ' =JeffH ' wrote:
>> [email protected] said:
>>> Looking to install Firefox 3 Beta 2, via a .deb file if possible, or but
>>> want to make sure, I can upgrade it easy to the final version 3 when that
>>> comes out.
>> what I've been doing is installing it in /usr/local/mozilla from the
>> .tar.bz2 file one can get from
>> http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-beta.html
>> then it can be easily erased once a .deb of the official FF3 relase
>> appears.
>> all of one's profile and config info is kept in ~/.mozilla/firefox, so
>> it'll be there when you migrate over to the production version.
>> one can also create a profile for use with FFb3 if one wants. here's the
>> command line I put in my .desktop file for "minefield" (the development
>> name for FF3)...
>>  /usr/local/mozilla/firefox/firefox  -no-remote -ProfileManager %u
>> =JeffH
> Q. How does one start(run) firefox, since there are no icons..?
> Rich

Open a terminal and do
$ whereis firefox

Likely you will find something like

You could add this to your menu.
Or, you could just enter the command in terminal.

good luck

Anthony Baldwin
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