Difference between revisions of "Firefox installation"

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   ln -s \
 
   ln -s \
   $SOFTDIR/opt/java/jre1.5.0_06/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so \
+
   /etc/alternatives/firefox-javaplugin.so \
   $SOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins
+
   $SBOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins/
  
 
* install the macromedia flash plugin
 
* install the macromedia flash plugin

Revision as of 12:23, 17 July 2006

  • Install it via
 cd $SBSOFTDIR/opt
 tar xzvf firefox-<version>.tar.gz
  • Link it to the bin dir
 ln -s $SBSOFTDIR/opt/firefox/firefox $SBSOFTDIR/bin/
  • make a softlink to the java plugin
 ln -s \
  /etc/alternatives/firefox-javaplugin.so \
  $SBOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins/
  • install the macromedia flash plugin
    • download install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz
 tar xzvf install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz
 cp install_flash_player_7_linux/flashplayer.xpt $SBSOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins/
 cp install_flash_player_7_linux/libflashplayer.so $SBSOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins/